Involve Your Kids in their Dental Health

Posted by on Sep 17, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Involve Your Kids in their Dental Health

Involve Your Kids in their Dental Health

As parents of young children, you make a lot of decisions for kids, and for good reason. They’re too young to always make healthy choices, and you’re preparing them for a lifetime of smart decision making. As they get older, though, you’ll want to encourage your kids to do the right thing even when you aren’t around.

One way you can start that now is involving them in their dental health. Here are some easy ways to do that at almost any age:

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Parts of a Tooth

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Parts of a Tooth

Parts of a Tooth

If you thought a tooth is just one solid structure like a rock, you might be surprised to learn how complex one really is. Like other bones in our body, teeth are made of variety of material which help us chew our food. This blog post discusses all the parts that make up your smile.

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Tips for Visiting the Dentist During COVID-19

Posted by on Aug 17, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Tips for Visiting the Dentist During COVID-19

Tips for Visiting the Dentist During COVID-19

Like many aspects of our lives, visiting the dentist looks a little different right now than it normally does. Our office has a list of COVID-19 dental policies that we follow strictly in order to keep both you and our staff as healthy as possible.

But some kids have a hard time with change. We recognize that, so here are some tips you can try to make your dental visit go more smoothly:

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Add More Fruit and Veggies to Your Child’s Day

Posted by on Aug 3, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Add More Fruit and Veggies to Your Child’s Day

Add More Fruit and Veggies to Your Child’s Day

Healthy eating is hard for a lot of adults, much less children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips to try getting more fruit and vegetables in your children’s diet.

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Your Teenager and Wisdom Teeth

Posted by on Jul 20, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Your Teenager and Wisdom Teeth

Your Teenager and Wisdom Teeth

Your teenager has been taking care of their teeth for a long time now. Their dental habits have been established. You may think it’s time to ease them into full dental responsibility as adults, but there is one last thing to check for: wisdom teeth.

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Encouraging Healthy Choices at Home

Posted by on Jul 6, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Encouraging Healthy Choices at Home

Encouraging Healthy Choices at Home

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending a lot more time at home. With stress and limited options, it can be difficult to encourage healthy choices with your kids during this trying time.

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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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