Patient Resources

Reading a book with your child can be a great way to talk about something unfamiliar, like dental visits. The books below are some of our personal favorites.


Barney Goes to the Dentist

By Linda Cress Dowdy

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Look Mom...No Cavities! / How to Raise a Cavity-Free Child

by Gregory F. George, D.D.S.

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Harold's Hideaway Thumb

by Harriet Sonnenschein, Illustrated by Jurg Obnzt

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David Decides About Thumb Sucking - A Story for Children, a Guide for Parents

by Susan Ph.D. Heitler, Photography by Paula Singer

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Show Me Your Smile - A Visit to The Dentist (Dora the Explorer)

by Christine Ricci, Illustrated by Robert Roper

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Helpful websites:


Pediatrician Resources, Child Dental Health, AAPD | The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, AAPD, is the authority on children’s oral health and dental care.



American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) is the nation's largest dental association and is the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.



American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to the health of all children.



American Board of Pediatric Dentistry



Home - American Board of Pediatric Dentistry




Academy for Sports Dentistry



Autism Society

The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.



Bruno Mars and Elmo Brushy Video!



1702 Arkansas Blvd

 Texarkana, Arkansas  71854


Michael G. Wharton-Palmer, DDS

Pediatric Dental Specialist

Infants | Children | Teens

Healthy Kids Start with Healthy Smiles

Meet Dr. Michael Wharton-Palmer

Serving the Texarkana community for nearly 20years, Dr. Michael

is committed to his patients and the surrounding 4 States area. And now honored to be treating the children of former pediatric dental patients, this loyalty between patient and dentist demonstrates his commitment to quality dental care.


Dr. Wharton-Palmer is also actively involved in national golf tournaments and his passions include the following of the Arkansas Razorbacks and Manchester United Football.


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