Sippy Cup Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by on Jun 3, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Sippy Cup Do’s and Don’ts

Sippy Cup Do’s and Don’ts

Your baby might be getting old enough to start using a sippy cup. Congratulation! Did you know that there are good ways and bad ways to use a sippy cup that will affect your child’s teeth?

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When to Start Flossing Your Toddler

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on When to Start Flossing Your Toddler

When to Start Flossing Your Toddler

Brushing your baby’s teeth should occur once that first tooth emerged, but what about flossing?

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“Painting” Your Child’s Teeth: Fluoride

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on “Painting” Your Child’s Teeth: Fluoride

“Painting” Your Child’s Teeth: Fluoride

If your child has come into our office, you may have heard us talking about “painting” your child’s teeth.  You may wonder what we’re talking about and why we call it “painting.”

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The Advantage of Metal-Free Fillings

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on The Advantage of Metal-Free Fillings

The Advantage of Metal-Free Fillings

If your child has significant tooth decay or damaged teeth, the pediatric dentists at Northwest Children’s Dentistry can provide fillings to protect them.  While there are many different types of fillings, metal-free fillings have recently become popular.  Here’s why.

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What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Appointment

Welcome new patients!  We get a lot of questions about what to expect at your first pediatric dental appointment.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that you visit a dentist by the time they turn 1 year old.

Here’s what to expect when you visit our office:

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Encouraging Your Child to Floss and Brush Teeth

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Encouraging Your Child to Floss and Brush Teeth

Encouraging Your Child to Floss and Brush Teeth

Do you have a reluctant brusher or flosser?  A child who drags their feet to brush their teeth in the morning or at night?  Here are some tips to try to encourage your young child to brush more often.

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Tooth Grinding and Your Child’s Teeth

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Tooth Grinding and Your Child’s Teeth

Tooth Grinding and Your Child’s Teeth

Some of our young patients have a problem with tooth grinding.  You might hear your own child rubbing their teeth together.  The sound alone can make a parent go crazy.

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Sign Up for Summer 2019 Dental Appointments

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Sign Up for Summer 2019 Dental Appointments

Sign Up for Summer 2019 Dental Appointments

With the snow falling recently, you may not think it’s time to think of summery weather.  Summer, however, is one of our busiest times of year.  Parents love to schedule appointments when school’s out, and they can fill up fast.  So if you want a summer appointment, now’s the time to call ahead.

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Permanent Tooth Coming in Behind Baby Tooth

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Permanent Tooth Coming in Behind Baby Tooth

Permanent Tooth Coming in Behind Baby Tooth

Children experience a lot of minor issues as they lose baby tooth and their permanent teeth come in.  One thing you might see is that the permanent tooth comes in before the baby tooth is out.  What should a parent do?

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When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

As your pediatric dentists in Tucson, we handle many of your child’s dental needs.  If your kid needs braces, however, you must see an orthodontist to correct those issues.  When does this occur?

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