Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontic solutions for children and adults.

Waterlase

Waterlase

Innovative dental treatments that are virtually painless.

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Preventative dentistry and dental treatments for your children.

Special Needs

Special Needs

Find your loved one's dentist for life.


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Exceptional Care from Start to Finish

The Dental Ark (Pellicano Office)

11965 Pellicano Dr.
El Paso, TX 79936
915-855-2337

Stevenson's Dental Ark (La Quinta Office)

11165 La Quinta Pl.
El Paso, TX 79936
915-591-1999

Healthy Dental Habits For a Lifetime

Kid's Dentistry and Orthodontics in El Paso, TX

We understand that the health and well-being of your child is more important than anything. At The Dental Ark and Stevenson's Dental Ark, we strive to not only provide top-notch dental services, but also give you the peace of mind that your children are in good hands.

Our staff consists of highly-trained professionals in the fields of orthodontics, special needs dentistry, preventative pediatric dentistry, and pediatric dental treatments, as well as waterlase treatments. Call today for more information, or book an appointment online at your convenience!

Tips To Help Address Dental Fear, Anxiety

The doctors at the Dental Ark believe that to help address dental fear and anxiety, it is beneficial to understand “the patient’s past experiences with dentists and dental treatment.” Our doctors work...

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What is Cleidocranial Dysplasia and why are people talking about it?

Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare genetic disorder that affects bone development, especially collarbones and teeth. Many people with the disorder do not have collar bones.  Did you know...

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Will it be possible for humans to one day grow more than 2 sets of teeth?

A recent study by Abigail Tucker, PhD, Dean for Research at King's College in London, did a study on stem cells and regeneration of teeth.  She states that, "formation of a third set of teeth in humans may be possible if the signaling...

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Are 10% of children in the United States Texans?

According to Politifact.com, “Ten percent of U.S. children are Texans.  The report said: ‘"More than 7 million children live in Texas today, representing nearly 1 in 10 children living in the U.S."’ PolitiFact...

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Mexico Dentistry

Buyer beware. Many people go to Mexico for lower cost medical and dental care. There was recently a woman, Mary Jell who did this and was told her treatment would cost $1,800. Well when she came home the tooth became abscessed and her Discover Card...

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Dental ranking in Texas

Did you know that Texas ranks 45th in the nation for adult dental health! Some things that contribute to the ranking include the Lone Star State coming in 4th in percentage of adults who visited a dentist in the past year, 23rd in sugar-sweetened...

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Which Toothbrush is Best?

We often get asked which toothbrush is the best? Our pediatric dentists reply typically is a small head toothbrush with soft bristles only! As with any tool though, the toothbrush is only as good as the mechanic using it. A toothbrush needs to be...

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What is a Frenum, Lip and Tongue Ties, Waterlase?

What is a frenum? A frenum, also known as Tethered Oral Tissue or a Tie, is when normal oral tissues, or even muscle, is encased in a small band of other tissue. This occurs about 12 weeks of pregnancy! When this happens, it can prevent the upper...

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Dental Home!

Help!  My baby is getting teeth!  What do I do? The first step is to establish a Dental Home for your child. The Dental Home is defined by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) as “the ongoing...

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Does My Kid Need Braces?

There are different types of bites that need braces. The three most common conditions that need dental braces are overbite, underbite, and crowding. Overbite is a condition in which the upper front teeth overlap the lower front teeth. A large...

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Are X-Rays really necessary?

While all the pediatric dentists at the Dental Ark are super heroes, unfortunately, we were not given the power of X-ray vision! Parents will often ask why we recommend their child, with a healthy and beautiful smile, have X-rays taken of their...

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What is SDF?

SDF is a liquid that can be painlessly brushed or flossed, on a cavity to stop decay. There are 2 indications for using SDF.  1. As a temporary solution, to stop a cavity when a child is under 2 years old or if a child has a medical condition...

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February is Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! While all parents know baby teeth eventually fall out, it’s important to keep them healthy. After all, they’re the blueprint for your child’s permanent teeth! With proper...

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DID SOMEONE SAY ICE CREAM? FESTIVAL DOWNTOWN THIS SUNDAY, JULY 1

Don't miss the Ice Cream Festival coming up this Sunday, July 1st in downtown El Paso at the Convention Center Plaza.  Over 100+ Ice Cream flavors & frozen treats, regional vendors, mascots, characters, music and more! We love Ice...

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DITCHING THE BINKY...TIPS AND TRICKS!

HELP!!!!! When do I take it away?  Any tips for an easy transition?  Should I go cold turkey? What about that thumb? WE ASKED OUR VERY OWN DR. BAKER AND HERE IS WHAT SHE HAD TO SAY! So, as a pediatric dentist, my advice varies slightly on what...

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PERSONALIZED LETTER FROM SANTA

How fun would be it for your kids to receive a letter from Santa Claus, straight from the North Pole?  We've made it easy! Just complete the online form for EACH of your children and then start checking your mail!!!   Are you looking for a...

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MEDI-VENGER DR. BAKER SPEAKS ON IMPORTANCE OF ORAL HEALTH

Our very own Dr. Nanni Baker had the honor of speaking at this years Texas Health Steps MEDI-VENGER Conference on September 28, 2018. As one of the industries "mightiest heroes", Dr. Baker spoke on the importance of System Oral Health in the...

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL BASH WITH REYNOLDS HOME

We were thrilled and honored to team up with ADP this past week to throw a Back-to-School Bash for the women and children of Reynolds Home in lower valley. For those not familiar with Reynolds Home, it's a safe place for moms and their kids.  It...

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CHEWING GUM TO PREVENT CAVITIES

The chewing of sugarless gum increases the flow of saliva, which washes away food and other debris, neutralizes acids produced by bacteria in the mouth and provides disease-fighting substances throughout the mouth. Increased saliva flow also...

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IS SPARKLING WATER BAD FOR MY TEETH?

Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Because any drink with carbonation—including sparkling water—has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will...

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