Year: 2016

If you had a child this year, then this holiday season is extra special! At Magic Smiles, one of the questions we get asked most often by new parents is, “When should I schedule my child’s first dental appointment?” Many people have their own opinion of what the answer to this question may be, but according…

For most people who are taking care of children, home, work, daily life stresses, grocery shopping, family time, etc., making sure you keep up with your preventative dental checkup every 6 month is not the most important thing on your mind. Some people only see the dentist when they are in pain and that usually…

Magic Smiles believes in making a difference in our surrounding communities by doing everything we can to teach, provide, and help maintain proper oral health care. We sponsor and participate in events to give away toothbrushes, provide oral health screenings and dental education classes at daycares, head starts and community centers and much, much more!…

Are you one of the many people who have tried to apply for AHCCCS healthcare and were denied because you make too much money yet you struggle financially when paying for private insurance for your family? There is good news!!!! AHCCCS is opening enrollment to their Kids Care program where you pay a small fee…

Do you have a child that will be starting Head Start, Preschool or Kinder this fall? Did you know that you will need a dental clearance for enrollment? At such a young age many children have never even seen a dentist. Summer is the perfect opportunity to take them into the dentist and get their…

You may have heard a dentist tell you or your children about Sugar Bugs and how they attack your teeth and cause cavities? Cavities or “sugar bugs” can be caused by many different things that include sugar or starch like candy, soda, pie, even fruits and vegetables which have natural sugars. Everyone has natural bacteria…

Some parents have either modeled a good oral hygiene routine or just simply got lucky and their kids enjoy brushing their teeth. Other parent recognize the tantrums or constant battle to get your child to brush. We as parents understand the importance of good oral hygiene but our children do not understand the consequences they…

As we all know, candy can be found almost everywhere this time of year. Im sure most of us find it in our stockings Christmas morning, used a quick and easy filler to make those stockings look extra full! Magic Smiles wants to give you some teeth friendly stocking stuffer alternatives so you can still…