Dental Ark Blogs

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Read More About Pediatric Dental Topics

Healthy habits start young. At the Dental Ark and Stevenson's Dental Ark, you can trust our highly trained professionals will provide you with follow up resources to maintain your child's oral health. Read through our numerous blog posts to learn more about pediatric dentistry, the importance of oral hygiene, and several other dental topics.

Blog Posts

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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