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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

February 13, 2020

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Children should see a dentist every six months because developing good oral health habits early on will lead to a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Children are susceptible to developing cavities if…
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Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!

February 4, 2020

A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake patients make in their oral care routine, and it can be detrimental to the gums and teeth. What can brushing too hard cause? Receding gums…
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Treatment and Diagnosis for Your Child’s Teeth Grinding

January 22, 2020

The habit of grinding teeth can be both painful and harmful for your children. If you discover that they are frequently grinding their teeth—a condition called bruxism—here is some helpful information on the problem, and how you can find help to put a halt to it. How to Know if Your Child is Grinding Sometimes,…
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Tooth Brushing and Flossing Charts

January 8, 2020

We want this year to be the best dental health year that your family has ever had! To help, we’ve made sticker charts to encourage your kiddos to brush twice a day and floss once a day. Have your kids hang the charts on their bathroom mirror. Once the charts are complete (no skipping brushes!),…
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Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?

January 3, 2020

You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for an orthodontic checkup just in case braces are needed. You insist on a mouthguard for dental protection during sports. One thing you might not have…
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Halloween Fun!

October 3, 2019

We love Halloween at Kitsap Kids’ Dentistry! It reminds us that fall is in full swing and it kicks off the holiday season. One of our favorite things about Halloween is hearing about your child’s amazing, creative costume. But we also know that Halloween means an influx of candy at your house and some difficult…
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Dental Trauma

September 17, 2019

With school back in session and fall sports shifting into gear, it is a good time to review what to do in the event of a dental trauma. As you might expect, prevention is the best plan for reducing severity of dental trauma. However, in the event a tooth is damaged, Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry is…
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Custom Fit Mouth Guards!

August 7, 2019

We all want our kids to stay active and healthy but it can be stressful to let our kids play sports with rough play. It’s a mom’s nightmare to imagine their child being subjected to tackles, body slams and falls without the proper protection. At Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry, we understand the importance of protecting your…
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