Don’t Forget to Schedule an Appointment Before the End of Year!

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Don’t Forget to Schedule an Appointment Before the End of Year!

Don’t Forget to Schedule an Appointment Before the End of Year!

If you’re lucky enough to have dental insurance, then you generally receive benefits within a calendar year. Many plans allow 2 free dental cleanings per year for each of your children. Don’t know about yours? Read on below!

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How Sugar Affects Your Child’s Dental Health

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on How Sugar Affects Your Child’s Dental Health

How Sugar Affects Your Child’s Dental Health

We all know that it’s best to reduce your child’s sugar intake for a variety of health reasons. It’s not only a matter of the body staying physically fit. Reducing a child’s sugar intake is one of the best ways you can preserve a kid’s general dental health.

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Why Take Your Teenager to the Pediatric Dentist

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Why Take Your Teenager to the Pediatric Dentist

Why Take Your Teenager to the Pediatric Dentist

Teenagers have busy lives, and sometimes things fall to the wayside.  One thing you don’t want to let slide regular visits to the pediatric dentist.  Here’s a few reasons why:

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Summer Tips for Dental Health

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Summer Tips for Dental Health

Summer Tips for Dental Health

Summer is in full swing, and in between all the camps, playing, and outings, it’s good to keep your kid’s dental health up to par.  Here are some tips on how to keep your child’s teeth healthy over the summer:

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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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