Family Dentistry

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Dental Sealants for Children: Why Toothpaste Is Not Enough

Dental Sealants for Kids You know the basics of good oral hygiene: brush your teeth twice a day and remember to floss. No matter how often you repeat these words to your kids, you can’t always be sure that they’re cleaning every tooth surface every time they brush. Unfortunately, if they don’t keep all their …

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Healthy treats without the sugar

Why Is Sugar so Bad for Teeth? And What to Eat Instead

10 Sugar-free treats you and your family will love this summer. Keeping your family’s teeth healthy is probably the hardest during the summer. The change in season comes with many tempting, tasty sugary treats and salty snacks. And while you probably know the harmful effects of such foods, it can still prove difficult to turn …

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Taking baby to a pediatric dentist

When Should My Baby See a Pediatric Dentist for the First Time?

Take your baby to visit their pediatric dentist early on. As parents, there are so many activities and milestones that we need to keep track of. During their first several years of life, kids make many trips to the doctor for well-child visits to ensure their development and growth are on track. The first trip …

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Managing Stress in Kids — Common Causes and What to Do

In today’s world, kids and teens can experience just as much stress as their parents. Chronic stress doesn’t just affect adults juggling careers, families, and personal responsibilities. Research shows that kids and teens living in today’s modern world experience just as much, and sometimes more, stress than adults. The Stress in America survey found that …

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8 Common Dentistry Questions Parents Have About Their Kid’s Teeth

A Guide to Children’s Dental Health There are so many joyful firsts that come along with being a parent—your baby’s first steps, their first words, the first time they call you Mommy or Daddy, your kid’s first teeth.  Unfortunately, not all firsts are happy ones, like the first time they cry from teething pain or …

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Why Valley Dental is the best choice for your family dentist in Wasilla

You’re looking for a dentist in Wasilla, Alaska. Maybe you’re new to town. Maybe you’re looking to change clinics. Maybe you’re looking to take your kids to the dentist for the first time. No matter your story, you’ve come to the right place. Valley Dental Clinic is a family dentist based in Wasilla. We offer …

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Bioclear: An Exciting Alternative to Dental Crowns

Bioclear: An Exciting Alternative to Dental Crowns

Looking for an alternative to dental crowns? Within the last three years, we have added a new treatment option at our dental office called Bioclear. We could not be more excited to talk about it! Bioclear is minimally-invasive, which means it conserves more of the original tooth than a crown procedure does. It is also …

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