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Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in Fayetteville and Bentonville

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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Developing Great Dental Habits (Ages 3-6)

February 20, 2019

DEVELOPING GREAT DENTAL HABITS (Ages 3-6) Today we will discuss several ways to help you develop great dental habits for your children that are ages 3-6. Developing good dental habits starts at home. At this stage, your child should no longer be using a bottle and should also be breaking any thumb-sucking or finger-sucking habits….
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Infant to Toddler Oral Health Care

February 8, 2019

Infant to Toddler Oral Health Care

Infant to Toddler Oral Health Care My goal today is to provide you with information on the tools needed during teething and brushing, education on why and when to see the dentist, and tips & tricks you can use at home to ease your own parenting woes of getting your kids to brush their teeth….
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Back to Basics: Dental Emergency

October 22, 2018

How to Handle a Dental Emergency Dental emergencies occur in all places and it is wise to know how to respond in these situations to provide the best oral mouth care for your child. What is the difference between a dental emergency, a situation that may just require a scheduled visit, or just simple observation?…
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2nd Annual Hunt for the Golden Pumpkin

October 19, 2018

2nd Annual Hunt for the Golden Pumpkin For the next two weeks we will be having a special promotion called the Hunt for the Golden Pumpkin. Here is how it works: Our staff has painted over 70 pumpkins and will be hiding them all over NWA in kid friendly areas. If you find one of…
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Delta Dental Smiles & MCNA Dental programs for ARKids!

October 18, 2018

Dental Programs for ARkids Find out what is covered under your new plan with Delta Dental Smiles for Kids or MCNA.  There are changes coming to the ARkids Dental Programs. We want to help you make this transition as easy as possible, please review some of the changes and if you have any questions, please…
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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