As another holiday season comes to a close and 2020 draws near, you are probably starting to think about resolutions for the new year. Whether it is creating a budget or choosing a healthier lifestyle, it is a perfect time to set new goals. Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry wants to be a part of your dental…Read more
Sealants and the Prevention of Dental Decay
Sealants are a great prevention tool that can really reduce your child’s risk for decay. With that being said, what are sealants? The sealant is a tool that the pediatric dentist uses to prevent decay. The sealant is made of a liquid resin material that can be flowed into the pits and grooves of back…Read more
Mouth Guards: 4 Reason to Wear One During Sports
While playing sports it is important to wear a mouth guard in order to decrease the risk of mouth or jaw injuries. The American Dental Association estimates that mouthguards prevent more than 200,000 injuries each year! There are over five million teeth avulsed each year due to absence of a mouthguard or even an improperly…Read more
When Should Kids Start Flossing?
It is a common question we get asked a lot! Flossing. When do we start? How do we do it? Here at Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry we love to answer questions! It is a part our job to give parents the resources and information they need so their child has the greatest success at having a…Read more
How to Choose the Right Electric Toothbrush For Your Child!
There are many choices of electric toothbrushes on the market nowadays. It may take trying some out to find the one that works best for your child. Some are louder than others, some have softer or harder bristles, some vibrate harder or softer against your child’s gums. You just keep in mind that children have…Read more
Brushing Teeth Calendar for Kiddos
Help your child make brushing their teeth part of their daily routine. Make this year something to smile about! Download our valentines calender to help your child remember to brush twice a day and clean between your teeth daily. Four ADA recommendations for a healthy mouth Your child should use a soft toothbrush and…Read more
Six Surprising Bad Foods For Your Child’s Teeth
Everyone knows and has been told numerous times that sugar is bad for our children’s teeth. Many foods are less obvious than candy and soda and that can result in cavities at their next dental appointment. Below are bad foods for your child’s teeth and some may surprise you! 6 bad foods for teeth Here…Read more
How to Correctly Brush Your Child’s Teeth!
As the holiday season begins to come to a close, you are probably starting to think about resolutions for 2020. It may be eating healthier or starting a budget, it’s a great time to set these goals. While you are making a list of resolutions for 2020, the pediatric dentists at Anchorage Pediatric Dentistry want…Read more
5 Ways to Celebrate National Tooth-fairy Day
Here at Anchorage Pediatrics Dentistry the Tooth Fairy is a superstar. National Tooth Fairy Day comes around twice a year, August 22 and February 28. After all she is so nice we get to celebrate twice. Celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day with one of these 5 exciting activities. Get the family together, break out those…Read more
The Secret is OUT, Dr Darby is an Avenger
How cute are our patients? A cute post from one of our patients…. My daughter is going to her new out of Alaska Dentist and asked if he were going to be like Captain America. I said I don’t think so? She said “yes Mama my Dentist is Captain America, Dr. Darby is an Avenger”…Read more