Northwest Arkansas Family Dental
Fayetteville, AR Dentist


Make Brushing and Flossing Fun for Your Child

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If you get nothing but complaints and resistance when it comes to getting your kids to brush their teeth, you might be wondering what you can do encourage them to develop good oral care habits. If explaining the importance of good dental hygiene isn’t enough, there are ways you can make brushing and flossing fun for your child. Let’s talk about ways to make it fun for your children in between visits to their kid's dentist in Fayetteville.

Building Oral Care Habits with Children

  • Make a Game Out of BrushingWhen your child is very young, let him or her have a toothbrush to play with. ...

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What We Look For in a Dental Exam

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It’s important for people of all ages, from toddlers to seniors, to take good care of their oral health. At Northwest Arkansas Family dental, we are pleased to offer family dentistry, including dental cleaning, in Fayetteville. When you come in for a dental exam, you might be wondering what to expect and what we are looking for.  Let’s take a look at what we look for in a dental exam.

Dental Exams for Children

Good oral hygiene habits start young, so it’s a good idea to get your children used to visiting the dentist from an early age. As soon as that first tooth erupts is a good time to ...

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Elements of a Dental Cleaning

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It’s pretty standard among dentists that it is recommended for most people to go in for a professional dental cleaning at least twice each year. Even if you practice the best oral care at home, a professional cleaning will clean beyond the areas you can reach at home. In addition, a dental cleaning usually means a dental exam, so you’ll not only have clean teeth and gums but you will have knowledge about the state of your mouth. In dentistry, it’s always best to prevent problems rather than treat them later, so regular dental care and cleanings will ensure that you can stay on top of any potential ...

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What to Do When Your Child's Baby Teeth Come In?

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You may not even notice it at first, that little white bud that is suddenly visible on your baby’s gum. Chances are, though, you will start noticing at least one white bud if your baby is between four and six months of age. This marks the beginning of “teething” for your child. With teething often comes a lot of crankiness as erupting teeth can be a painful business. So what should you do when your little once reaches this rite of passage and starts having baby teeth come in?

When Your Baby Gets That First Tooth

Your child might still be all gums, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early ...

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Celebrate Men's Health

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Fayetteville, Arkansas June is National Men’s Health Month and healthcare providers across the nation are dedicated to creating awareness for early detection and treatment of diseases that affect the men in our country. According to the Men’s Health Network, “On average, men die almost six years younger than women and suffer higher mortality rates for the top causes of death.”

Heart Health

The Mayo Clinic and the Center for Disease Control list the top two threats to men’s health as heart disease and cancer. This year, Fayetteville dentists, Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen is making a commitment to patients to be aware of the risk factors and how to protect friends ...

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How We Help Your Child Feel Relaxed During Their Appointment

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Most children don’t start out fearing the dentist, but it is unfamiliar territory for kids—especially if they are entering the dentist office for the first time. The sights, sounds, and smells might cause anxiety in some children. At your dentist in Fayetteville, we understand this. We also want to set up your children for lifelong good dental health, which includes alleviating any fears of the dentist. Let’s take a look at how we help your children feel relaxed during their dental appointment.

Your Child’s First Dental Visit at Northwest Arkansas Family Dentistry Should Be a Positive Experience

We encourage parents to bring their kids to the dentist from a very ...

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The Process of Applying Veneers

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If you have been living with a smile that you don’t like to show, you may have considered seeking cosmetic dentistry options to improve the look of your smile. If your teeth are badly spaced, stained, or otherwise preventing you from having a Hollywood smile, you might be a good candidate for Fayetteville porcelain veneers.  This procedure does involve some tooth preparation so they are irreversible. But if you want a beautiful, straight, white smile, they might be a good option for you.

Let’s take a look at what is involved in the process of getting this cosmetic dentistry procedure.

The First Step: The Consultation

When you come for a consultation for porcelain ...

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