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Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in Fayetteville and Bentonville

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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Dental Emergencies

April 30, 2019

Dental Emergency

DENTAL EMERGENCIES! DENTAL EMERGENCIES: When it starts to get warm outside, kids become more active. Sometimes as parents we are not fully aware of what we need to be doing when there’s an accident. With sports / contact sports, we recommend mouth guards. You can buy mouth guards at many locations. Also, we make custom…
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Easter Basket Alternatives

April 19, 2019

Easter Basket

Age-Friendly Easter baskets! With Easter approaching, there are several options you can use for your children’s Easter baskets that do not include candy. Candy can be done in moderation, and you can still have a really nice Easter basket. Most of the items included are under $5. All of these items were purchased at Target….
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You Asked. We’re Answering.

March 19, 2019

You Asked.

You Asked. We’re Answering. Here are the top 10 most frequently asked questions:   1. What age should I start bringing my child to the dentist? This one always seem to shock most parents, because the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) actually recommends that your child see a dentist at the age 1. This…
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Dental Sealants: What, Why, How?

March 19, 2019

Dental Sealants

WHAT ARE SEALANTS? Sealants are a material applied to the chewing surfaces of your back permanent teeth (molars). It fills in the grooves and pits in your teeth and then hardens. The sealant forms a barrier against acid attacks. They are normally placed after age 6 and age 12, when these permanent molars are fully…
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Take the Stress Off

March 4, 2019

Take the Stress Off

TAKE THE STRESS OFF Tips and tricks to help your appointments run more efficiently At PDAO, we know your time is very valuable. We want to make your visits here at PDAO as efficient as possible. We strive to provide excellent oral healthcare for your child, but we want to make sure we are creating…
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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