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Posted February 13, 2024 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

How NOT to Pull a Loose Tooth

We’ve all seen variations of DIY methods when it comes to pulling loose baby teeth: the string and door slam method is by far one of the most popular (although we’re not sure why). But our team at Skyway Dental Clinic is here to advise against this and similarly aggressive techniques so your kiddo will […]

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Posted January 13, 2024 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

Special Needs Dentistry: Everyone Deserves a Healthy Smile!

The Americans with Disabilities Act defines disability as a “physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.” (Specific examples of major life activities addressed by the ADA include functions such as caring for one’s self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing and learning.)  Disabilities may be congenital (present […]

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Posted December 27, 2023 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

Animal-Assisted Therapy & Dentistry

Assistance animals prescribed for many different conditions and situations have become a frequent topic of discussion in recent years. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, many businesses must allow service animals to accompany disabled individuals into any public area of a facility. For example, a hospital would allow the presence of a service animal in […]

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Posted October 17, 2023 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

5 Easy-to-Make Halloween Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Halloween means class parties, trick or treating, and an all-around day full of sugar. While it’s perfectly fine to have fun and enjoy some sweet treats, don’t limit your party snacks to bowls of candy. There are plenty of healthy and fun ways to celebrate that are better for your kids’ teeth and their health.  […]

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Posted September 14, 2023 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

Does Your Child Suffer from Bruxism?

Bruxism is the dental term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, a habit that children and adults can develop and maintain, often without being conscious of it—until symptoms hit. Those symptoms can include: Worn, sensitive teeth Headaches Earaches Facial and jaw pain Tinnitus If your child is experiencing any of these symptoms, or you have […]

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Posted August 22, 2023 / Community, Dental Health, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

How to Decide Between Braces and Clear Aligners

When considering the options for orthodontics, there are many pros and cons to consider before making a choice. And like most choices, the decision varies from person to person depending on their oral health needs, and dentist’s recommendations. Here Dr. Maggie Craven Thompson at Skyway Dental Clinic in Minneapolis will discuss the differences between braces […]

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Posted July 13, 2023 / Community, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

Keys to Successful Dental Visits for Kids

There are very few people in the world who would choose going to the dentist as their favorite thing to do, and kids are no exception. Here are a few tips to help ensure a more successful dental visit for your child: Encourage age-appropriate daily oral hygiene routines at home. The best checkups are the […]

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