How to Deal with a Lost Baby Tooth

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

How to Deal with a Lost Baby Tooth

Children lose their baby teeth all the time when their permanent teeth come in, but what happens if your child loses a baby tooth in an accident before that happens?  Here’s what you should do:

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The Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Pediatric Dentist

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

The Difference Between an Orthodontist and a Pediatric Dentist

Here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we don’t like to overwhelm families with dental terminology that leaves you confused.  One question we receive is what is the difference between an orthodontist vs. a dentist.

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In-Office Fluoride Treatments

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

In-Office Fluoride Treatments

If you’ve been to our office, you may have had an in-office fluoride treatments.  What does that mean for your child?

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Summer Snack List

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Summer Snack List

Summer’s upon us, and the kids will likely be hanging around the house more often.  What should you feed them?  You have lots of options, but here is a list of summer snacks that will keep their teeth healthy:

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Traveling, Kids, and Dental Health

Posted by on Apr 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Traveling, Kids, and Dental Health

The summer’s coming up, and that means many of our patients will be taking trips.  Just because your normal routine has changed doesn’t mean your dental routine should!  Here’s some tips to stay on top of dental hygiene while on the road:

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When to Make a Pediatric Dental Appointment

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

When to Make a Pediatric Dental Appointment

As adults, we’re told to see the dentist twice a year.  But what about children?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states your child should see the dentist every 6 months.  That’s because pediatric dentists work at preventing many dental problems in children, and a twice yearly check-up will more likely catch dental problems before they require more invasive treatments.

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The Five Ws (and one H) of Flossing

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

The Five Ws (and one H) of Flossing

Prevention is the best kind of medicine, and flossing is a great tool in your dental health tool belt.  Let’s go over the basic questions of flossing:

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Sign up for your 2018 Summer Dental Appointment

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Sign up for your 2018 Summer Dental Appointment

Summer may feel like a long time away, but it’s one of our busiest seasons at Northwest Children’s Dentistry.  If you’d like to schedule your child’s summer dental appointment, now would be a good time to call in.  Make an appointment today at (520) 544-8522.

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The Dental Dangers of Lip and Tongue Piercings

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

The Dental Dangers of Lip and Tongue Piercings

Do you have a teenager who wants to get a lip or tongue piercing?  It may look cool, but oral piercings pose many hazards to your child’s teeth.

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Happy 2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off

Happy 2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Every February, we celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month to spread awareness about good dental hygiene and your child.  The American Dental Association has chosen “Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile” as this year’s theme!

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