How to Encourage Your Kid to Brush for 2 Minutes

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on How to Encourage Your Kid to Brush for 2 Minutes

How to Encourage Your Kid to Brush for 2 Minutes

The American Dental Association recommends that both adults and kids brush their teeth for 2 minutes at a time, and for good reason. Brushing less might mean missing spots and emerging dental problems over time.

But how can you make sure they brush for the recommended amount of time? Here’s some things you can try:

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Northwest Children’s Dentistry is Now Open

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Northwest Children’s Dentistry is Now Open

Northwest Children’s Dentistry is Now Open

Due to COVID-19, Northwest Children’s Dentistry closed in March on the recommendation of the American Dental Association.  Now that we know more about the virus and can take extra precautions, we are reopening May 26, 2020.

That doesn’t mean we think the threat of COVID-19 is over. We’ve taken many precautions to keep both your patients and our staff safe. Here is just a sample of what we have done to reduce the risk of transmission at our office:

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We’re a Member of Gateway Tucson

Posted by on May 3, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on We’re a Member of Gateway Tucson

We’re a Member of Gateway Tucson

Because we know how difficult it can be for new parents to find resources, we’ve joined a community of local healthcare professionals to help connect you to people who care.  Northwest Children’s Dentistry has became a member of Gateway Tucson.

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Maintaining Dental Routines during COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 13, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Maintaining Dental Routines during COVID-19

Maintaining Dental Routines during COVID-19

It is a difficult time for most families right now. Many people (our dental office included) has lost a significant amount of work, which could result in lost pay. On the other hand, some essential workers in health care, retail, and logistics might be experiencing a surge of work at a time where they’re not sure they’re safe. It is a truly a unique and unpredictable point in global history.

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What to do with a Knocked Out Permanent Tooth

Posted by on Mar 2, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on What to do with a Knocked Out Permanent Tooth

What to do with a Knocked Out Permanent Tooth

Kids have accidents, and it’s always best to be prepared in case of an emergency. If your kid accidentally knocks out one of their permanent teeth, here’s what you should do:

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Spring Sports and Mouth Guards

Posted by on Feb 17, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Spring Sports and Mouth Guards

Spring Sports and Mouth Guards

Spring’s just around the corner, and that means spring sports! Many of our families have kids excited about a wide range of athletic activities. If your child or teenager plays a high contact sport, you may want to consider a mouth guard.

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Protecting your Child’s Teeth with Sealants

Posted by on Feb 3, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Protecting your Child’s Teeth with Sealants

Protecting your Child’s Teeth with Sealants

In pediatric dentistry, the best way to manage your child’s teeth is through routine prevention methods. We all know about brushing and flossing, but you may not be aware of the role sealants play.

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Helping Kids Lose Baby Teeth

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Helping Kids Lose Baby Teeth

Helping Kids Lose Baby Teeth

Teeth are often an important milestone for babies.  We see those first baby teeth come in, and we marvel at our growing children.  Later down the road, losing those teeth are equally important, but this time, your kids are aware of what’s going on.

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Make a New Year’s Dental Resolution

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Make a New Year’s Dental Resolution

Make a New Year’s Dental Resolution

It’s not only a new year, but a new decade with 2020.  Your kid will be using their teeth for the rest of their lives.  What resolutions can you make this year to ensure they have a healthy smile?

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Why Brush Those Baby Teeth

Posted by on Dec 19, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Why Brush Those Baby Teeth

Why Brush Those Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are a major milestone for kids.  It changes their gummy grins into those of a toddler.  But we all know those teeth don’t last long.  So why, some parents ask, do we need to take such good care of teeth that are only temporary?

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