Why Your Child Might Need Sealants

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Why Your Child Might Need Sealants

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  At Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves in preventing dental problems before they start.  That is why sometimes we may recommend a sealant.

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What is Gingivitis?

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

What is Gingivitis?

Commercials for toothpaste always talk about gingivitis.  It sounds scary, but what exactly is it?

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Back to School Nutrition

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Back to School Nutrition

It’s that time of year again when parents are buying back to school supplies and gearing up for another year.  Children consume up to half of their daily caloric intake at school, so knowing what your child eats at school is important.

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Creating the Right Dental Environment for Your Child

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Creating the Right Dental Environment for Your Child

At Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we know that creating a comfortable environment is important for kids coming into our office.  Any place away from home can seem scary to a kid, especially a medical office which has instruments and equipment a child may not be familiar with.  We take pride in making our office kid friendly from the moment you enter our office.

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Choosing the Right Toothpaste for Your Child

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Choosing the Right Toothpaste for Your Child

There are literally hundreds of toothpaste options out there for your child.  Which one should you choose?

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Vegetables and Your Child’s Dental Health

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Vegetables and Your Child’s Dental Health

Every pediatric dentist will tell you that your child should eat vegetables, but why is that?  Here are some fun facts on how vegetables help keep your child’s teeth healthy:

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Sedation and Pediatric Dentistry

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Sedation and Pediatric Dentistry

At Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves on emphasizing prevention and good dental hygiene.  Having good dental habits will go a long ways to avoid any procedures at our office.  But even the most vigilant parent will sometimes have a child who needs a dental treatment.

In many cases, sedation is not needed for dental procedures.  However, if your child has a high need for a procedure and has trouble sitting still, has low pain tolerance, has special needs, or depending on the treatment, we may recommend sedation.  Sedation dentistry is safe and endorsed by the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

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Getting Kids Comfortable in the Dentist Chair

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Getting Kids Comfortable in the Dentist Chair

It’s a common stereotype that people are afraid to go the dentist.  Add onto the fact that you might be taking a toddler or young child to see the dentist, and you might dread the appointment more than your child.  But here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we are trained pediatric dentists who take pride in making you and your child comfortable each time they visit the dentist.  We believe that positive experiences will encourage kids to want to return, which in turn increases the likelihood that your child will maintain healthy teeth over a lifetime.

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Northwest Children’s Dentistry Averages 5-Star Reviews

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Northwest Children’s Dentistry Averages 5-Star Reviews

At Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves in providing top quality dental care for your child.  We want our little patients to have a positive experience in our office so they will want to return again.  This is why we carefully choose the pediatric dental words we use around kids, and we always spend extra time with parents explaining any and all questions.

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Get Ready for your Summer Appointments

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Blog | Comments Off

Get Ready for your Summer Appointments

The days are getting longer, school is about to let out, and the air conditioner is on 24/7.  Summertime is approaching the Tucson area!

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