Routine Cleanings & Healthy Oral Habits at Home

Your child will undoubtedly have a beautiful and healthy smile.


At Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry we understand that keeping your child cavity free can be difficult. To help achieve this goal it is important to teach children how to brush and floss their teeth correctly from an early age. Parents must also be shown how to help their children, not just with the brushing, but also by providing healthy foods that are less likely to cause dental decay. In addition, the pediatric dentists at Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry recommend having your child get prophylactic teeth cleaning at least twice a year to ensure that food deposits and plaque buildup are removed efficiently.

Why Bring Your Child In Regularly For Teeth Cleaning Appointments?

Preventative measures can keep oral disease at bay

Bringing your child in for dental cleanings at least twice a year is a great preventive measure that can keep the oral disease at bay. The dentist will be able to detect early signs of problems that could lead to more serious and more expensive treatments in the future. To schedule an appointment please call Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry today at (907) 562-1003 to schedule an appointment.

Creating a Beautiful Smile

With routine cleaning in the office and healthy oral habits at home, your child will undoubtedly have a beautiful and healthy smile.

What Takes Place At The Dental Cleaning Appointment?

At the prophylaxis appointment, the teeth are cleaned using an electric prophy brush and special toothpaste. For older children, an ultrasonic scaler is used to remove calculus. Sometimes hand instruments are used to get to hard to reach places. During the cleaning appointment, fluoride treatment can also be done to strengthen the enamel of the child’s teeth. If a fluoride varnish is used, children can eat right away but are advised to stay away from hot foods or carbonated drinks, like soda. If fluoride foam is used, children are asked to not eat or drink for at least thirty minutes. Although the chewing surfaces may feel sticky, it is important not to brush off the fluoride because the longer the fluoride is on the teeth, the more effective it will be in strengthening them.


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Testimonials About Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry

My son LOVES this dentist office, the staff and Dr. Darby are the BEST. I will not take my son to anyone else. They give my son the best care, and they truly love all that comes to them. Dr. Darby treats my son As if he was his son. They are all like family. My son love to go to all the receptionist and staff and give all hugs. The BEST care always! Thank you

Dr Darby is the best

Ruth W.

Dr Darby is the best

Our experience with this office has been amazing! All of the staff, Dr. Easte Warnick, and Dr. Darby are amazing with my daughter. The time, care and effort they put forth to make her comfortable and lessen the burden on us as parents is incredible. Education, billing, what to expect concerns were all addressed without being made to feel rushed. Dr. Easte Warnick went above and beyond from our first visit to the follow up after my daughter's procedure and it was an incredible blessing to know she cared. The follow up office care has been as wonderful as our initial visit. I truly can't thank them all enough with just words. The care is outstanding and the office manager was just as amazing as the doctors! My daughter refers to her work as her special jewelry and works extra hard to keep it sparkling!!

Tatum H.

Dr. Easte Warnick, and Dr. Darby are amazing
Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry
Pediatric Dentists Anchorage Alaska

At Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry, we provide comprehensive dental care for infants, children and adolescents. Our passion and the purpose of our practice, is to provide the best possible pediatric dental care through kindness, education, and excellent treatment.


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