09Oct
2014
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Dental Emergencies

  There are a few things a parent can do to evaluate the emergency and make your child more comfortable.   The first thing to remember is to stay calm. Injuries to the mouth, face and teeth happen frequently in children. Remaining calm and taking prompt action will help minimize the damaging effects of the […]

09Oct
2014
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Thumb sucking and pacifiers

This type of sucking is completely normal for babies and young children. It provides security. For young babies, it is a way to make contact with and learn about the world. In fact, babies begin to suck on their fingers or thumbs even before they are born. Most children stop sucking on thumbs, pacifiers or […]

09Oct
2014
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What causes tooth decay in babies and young children?

At your child’s first visit, the main emphasis will be on teaching you how best to take care of your child’s teeth. A big concern is called early childhood caries (also known as baby bottle tooth decay or nursing caries). Children risk severe decay from using a bottle during naps or at night or when […]

20Sep
2014
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BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY 2014

Congratulations to our Back to School drawing winners, Megan and Paul! They each won a back pack filled with school supplies. Congratulations and have a great school year!

17Sep
2014
Why are Baby Teeth important?

Why are primary teeth (baby teeth) so important?

Primary teeth, or baby teeth, are important to your child’s dental health. Neglected cavities can lead to problems that affect the permanent teeth that are developing. Primary teeth are important for proper chewing and eating, making space for their permanent teeth and guiding them into the correct position, and allowing normal development of the muscles […]

17Sep
2014
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When should my children have their first dental visit?

Early introduction to professional dental care is the key to a lifetime of good oral health. A positive first visit is the first step to prevention of dental disease, early intervention of problems and development of trust in the dental professionals. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Dental Association (ADA), and the American […]

17Sep
2014
What is a Pediatric Dentist?

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Just as a pediatric medical doctor is trained to care for a child’s medical needs, a pediatric dentist is specially trained for a child’s dental needs. A pediatric dentist is trained in the oral health of children and in dealing with all types of child behavior and special needs. The pediatric dental office environment is […]

30Aug
2014
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August 2014 No Cavity Club Winner

Congratulations to Ezra, our August No Cavity Club winner! Ezra received 4 Razorback football tickets. Good job Ezra! Every month we choose a lucky winner from our No Cavity Club drawing to determine the No Cavity Club member of the month. The winner will receive a great prize and is offered the opportunity to have their […]

30Jun
2014
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June 2014 No Cavity Club Winner

Congratulations to Bradley, our June No Cavity Club winner! Bradley received 6 tickets to a Naturals game. Good job Bradley! Every month we choose a lucky winner from our No Cavity Club drawing to determine the No Cavity Club member of the month. The winner will receive a great prize and is offered the opportunity to […]

30May
2014
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May 2014 No Cavity Club Winner

Congratulations to Rowan, our May No Cavity Club winner! Rowan received 6 tickets to a Naturals game. Good job Rowan! Every month we choose a lucky winner from our No Cavity Club drawing to determine the No Cavity Club member of the month. The winner will receive a great prize and is offered the opportunity to […]

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