Managing a sweet tooth around Halloween

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Halloween is a fun time of year when kids and teens can dress up in costumes and make memories that will last a lifetime. And while the autumn holiday is known for many things like silly and scary costumes, horror movies, haunted houses, and more, pe...

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Tongue Piercing Effects on Teens’ Dental Health

Posted by on September 9, 2019

It’s about that time – your child is now a teenager, and as a result, they’re beginning to discover who they are, their identity, and their interests. And as kids become teenagers, it’s common that they’ll begin branching out as they ga...

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Back-to-school dental checkups

Posted by on September 5, 2019

As the summer comes to a close and parents are preparing their children to get back in the swing of things for school, most are thinking about supplies, teacher meetings, assignments and stocking up on lunch foods. But one thing some parents might no...

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What can I do to protect my child’s teeth during sporting events?

Posted by on August 27, 2019

Having a child partake in athletic events can be fun and instill a sense of pride in parents, but sporting events are inherently dangerous. According to the American Dental Assistants Association, there is a 1 in 10 chance your child could suffer a f...

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What sets us apart, all about Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

Posted by on August 23, 2019

When it comes to the health of your child’s teeth and gums, you want the best, and so do we. At Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics with locations in Goodyear, Surprise, Buckeye AZ, community of Verrado, we provide a comprehensive ra...

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Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry

Posted by on August 15, 2019

Although most think the dentist’s chair is not the most fun place – particularly when lengthy procedures and surgery are on the docket. With children, the stakes are that much higher. There are nerves to combat, and sometimes a little extra help ...

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How Do I Make My Child’s Diet Safe for His or Her Teeth?

Posted by on August 7, 2019

Good oral health is important for everyone, and for those parents trying to build good hygiene habits, the early the routines are started the better. Having good oral hygiene isn’t just important for keeping the teeth and gums healthy, it also has ...

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Thumbsucking and pacifiers: are they harmful?

Posted by on August 4, 2019

If you’re a new parent, you’ve undoubtedly been given a lot of advice about how to raise your child. You’ve probably received pointers about naps, what to feed your new baby, how much they should be sleeping, and more. While receiving informati...

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State-of-the-art LightScalpel CO2 laser technology

Posted by on July 18, 2019

Dr. Olga Dolghier and the team at Palm Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics are excited to announce the addition of state-of-the-art LightScalpel CO2 laser technology to our 3 Arizona locations Goodyear, Surprise, and Verrado. The LightScalp...

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Are baby teeth really all that important for my child?

Posted by on July 15, 2019

If you’re a new parent, you are likely busy experiencing all of the developmental milestones that your baby is going through on a regular basis. From holding their head up for the first time, to focusing on items that are further and further away, ...

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Toothpaste: when should we begin using it and how much should we use?

Posted by on July 11, 2019

With a population of close to 80,000, many young families have opted to call Goodyear, Surprise and Verrado home. A better lifestyle is a big attraction, and particularly the many benefits this Phoenix enclave offers parents raising preschool childre...

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When Should You Consider Braces?

Posted by on June 5, 2019

From the moment babies start teething, parents begin to think about their child’s dental health. When a child’s first tooth comes in, their thoughts turn to dental care, and eventual orthodontics. Of course, babies don’t need braces — they do...

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