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Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in Fayetteville and Bentonville

4 Ways to Stay in a Healthy Routine with your Kids

August 20, 2019

Kid at School

Start Your School Year Off Right As school is starting back up and your family is trying to get back into the routine of things, we want to share some tips and tricks about how you can start establishing a healthy routine with your kids! It is important to set standards early, so here are…
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5 Ways to Partner with Your Child’s Teacher

August 6, 2019

Teachers

How To Partner With Your Kids Teacher For A Successful School Year August is here, and that means back to school! So, this week we have a special guest, Mr. Derek Ratchford, who is a teacher at Sonora Middle School, and he is going to share five tips about how you and your child can…
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The Importance of Hydration

July 30, 2019

Hydration

The Importance of Hydration As we approach some of the highest temperatures of the year, we want to share with you about why hydration is important for your overall health and for your mouth. Our hydration motto here at PDAO is: brush, floss, hydrate, and repeat! No matter what activities you are participating in this…
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Patient Pool Party

July 26, 2019

PDAO Swim Party

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! PDAO PATIENT POOL PARTY As a thank you to all our incredible patients who have helped us get where we are today, we will be hosting a patient pool party Thursday, August 8, from 7:15-9:15 p.m. at the Rogers Aquatic Center to celebrate our 20-year anniversary with you! Tickets are free and they…
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Farewell Dr Tonya!

July 10, 2019

Farewell Dr. Tonya

FAREWELL, DR. TONYA! 20 YEARS OF SMILES! We are celebrating our 20 years of service this year! June 1st of 1999, Dr. Tonya opened this practice in NWA. Since then we have grown, served more children in NWA, and even have a second location in Bentonville! With all of that, we have some sad news:…
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Trying out the Latest Electric Toothbrushes with JJ & Lex

June 25, 2019

Electric toothbrushes

Tryout the latest electric toothbrushes with JJ & Lex   Pediatric Dental Associates & Orthodontics had two special visitors for a special task: Trying out the latest kids electric toothbrushes. Here are their reviews of the following electric toothbrushes based on functionality and fun. Please note: Some of these brushes have replaceable heads or must…
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Summer Bucket List

June 18, 2019

Summer Bucket List

SUMMER BUCKET LIST WHAT TO DO! Here is a short list of things to do this summer! With summer in full swing, camps and vacations have already started. We understand that not everyone can travel. So, we want to offer you some ideas of things that can be done during the day, during the evening,…
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Traveling with Your Child Who has Braces

June 11, 2019

Traveling with Braces

TRAVELING WITH YOUR CHILD WHO HAS BRACES Tools, Tips, and Tricks ITEMS When traveling with a child who has braces, at minimum, you need to have the following items: Toothbrush Toothpaste Floss Wax (available at Wal-Mart) Elastics or rubber bands Proxy brushes “Go-Betweens” Flossers for braces (Plaquers Orthopick) Tongue Cleaners (Dentek Tongue Cleaner, Dentek Brush)…
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Road Trip Snack Ideas for Kids

June 3, 2019

  LONG DRIVES Let’s say you’re in a car with your kids for multiple hours. Limiting the sugar will help keep your children on track, help their teeth, and keep them from being super hyper in the car. Some examples of snacks we recommend for road trips are: Bananas Slim Jim’s Fruits Sugar-free gum Pop-corn…
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Does your child need to graduate to a new toothbrush?

May 14, 2019

NEWBORN Most infants are born without their teeth. They develop around 4-6 months. Even while they are breast-fed or bottle-fed, you can still keep those teeth clean. You can use something as simple as a moist washcloth to swab the infants teeth. Moisten and wipe their mouths after a milk feeding. There is a product…
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Our Doctors

Pediatric Dentists

Tonya R. Triplett, DDS
Jerry L. Sanders, DDS
William P. Tompkins, DDS
Karen A. Green, DDS
Garrett W. Sanders, DDS
Matthew S. Killingsworth, DMD

General Dentists

Courtney S. Smith, DDS
Leah S. Jennings, DMD
Valerie Q. Rockacy, DMD

Orthodontist

Jason M. Landers, DDS, MS