When Should My Child First Visit the Dentist?

Posted by on Apr 19, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on When Should My Child First Visit the Dentist?

When Should My Child First Visit the Dentist?

Parents know that having a pediatrician is an important part of maintaining a kid’s health.  Trained physicians can tell you if your child is meeting milestones and how to navigate any questions you have.

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Using Sedation at the Pediatric Dentist

Posted by on Apr 5, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Using Sedation at the Pediatric Dentist

Using Sedation at the Pediatric Dentist

If your child needs to undergo certain procedures, we may recommend sedation. We know lots of parents have questions about how sedation works. Here are some facts about pediatric dentistry and sedation.

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Does Your Child Need a Tooth Filling?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Does Your Child Need a Tooth Filling?

Does Your Child Need a Tooth Filling?

Approximately 43% of kids ages 2 to 19 have cavities.  The best way to prevent your kid from having a cavity is to promote regular flossing and brushing.  But if your child does get a cavity, we may recommend a tooth filling.

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Best Pediatric Dental Practices During COVID-19

Posted by on Mar 10, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Best Pediatric Dental Practices During COVID-19

Best Pediatric Dental Practices During COVID-19

Many of our patients and families have questions about how we’ve changed our routines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a good question that we’ve spent almost a year thinking about and refining. We take our families’ health very seriously, and we’ve taken every precaution to ensure you will have a safe experience in our office.

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Hulafrog’s Most Loved Pediatric Dentist for 2021

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Hulafrog’s Most Loved Pediatric Dentist for 2021

We are so excited to be voted Hulafrog’s Most Loved Pediatric Dentist for 2021! Hulafrog is a national-local media company for parents. We connect parents to the best Tucson activities & resources for kids. Many families around Tucson voted for us for this honor. We’re pleased to have your confidence.

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3 New Twists on the Tooth Fairy

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3 New Twists on the Tooth Fairy

Many parents use the tooth fairy in order to encourage kids to look forward to losing their teeth. It makes sense we’d want to smooth a process in which bones are literally falling out of our children’s mouths! We all know the whole “cash under the pillow” routine, but if you’re looking for some different ways to play tooth fairy, you can try one of these variants.

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Saliva and Dental Health

Posted by on Jan 19, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on Saliva and Dental Health

Saliva and Dental Health

We talk a lot about protecting teeth in this blog because that’s the number one job of pediatric dentists. But did you also know that saliva plays a role in a healthy kid’s mouth?

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4 Ways to Battle Fear of the Dentist

Posted by on Jan 4, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on 4 Ways to Battle Fear of the Dentist

4 Ways to Battle Fear of the Dentist

Dentists sometimes get a bad rap.  You’ve all heard the jokes comparing terrible experiences with “going to the dentist.”  Here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry, we strive to create a positive environment for your kids.  We don’t want kids to be afraid of us, so we do everything our power to reverse this negative stereotype.

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Ideas for At-Home Holiday Fun

Posted by on Dec 22, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Ideas for At-Home Holiday Fun

Ideas for At-Home Holiday Fun

This year lots of people will be staying at home instead of traveling like they normally would for the holiday season. It’s been a tough year for all of us, and there’s no mitigating some of that disappointment. But there are still ways you and your kids can still keep the season fun within your immediate family.

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The Benefits of Fluoride on Dental Health

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on The Benefits of Fluoride on Dental Health

The Benefits of Fluoride on Dental Health

We get a lot of questions about fluoride here at Northwest Children’s Dentistry. There are lots of myths about its use out on the Internet, but the truth is that fluoride is one of the best ways to protect your kids’ teeth.

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