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Why Does My Child Need XRays?

March 24, 2016

Xrays, also called radiographs, are a valuable diagnostic tool. Xrays help the dentist to: See how your child’s teeth are erupting (coming into the mouth) See the number, size and position of teeth that are still inside the gums Find out whether there are missing teeth or extra teeth Monitor mouth and teeth injuries Determine…
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Shark Attack!

March 10, 2016

There isn’t a week that goes by in our office that we don’t see at least a couple examples of patients experiencing an Ectopic Eruption. An Ectopic Eruption occurs when our adult teeth erupt before our baby teeth are exfoliated, creating “rows” of teeth, just like you might see on a shark! Mom’s call our…
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Fun things to Know about the Tooth Fairy

February 28, 2016

Today is Tooth Fairy Day! The Tooth Fairy has her own day two times a year (she’s so nice we celebrate her twice!) and there are some fun things you should know about her. 1. When a child looses their teeth, a golden bubble with that child’s name appears in the tooth fairy’s castle. She…
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The Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry Tooth Fairy Program

February 10, 2016

February is here, and with it comes the best month of the year: Dental Health Month! At Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry, the Tooth Fairy and our Tooth Fairy Program help us to spread dental awareness among the families in our community. During Dental Health Month, we find that our Tooth Fairies, Twinkle, Dazzle, Sparkle, and Pearly,…
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It’s Not too Late for New Year’s Resolutions

January 28, 2016

We have almost made it to the end of January, and with that, the first month of the new year is almost over. Late in December, many of us resolved to make a change, to do something new and different in an effort to improve. At Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry, we are always trying to reinforce…
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Smiles for Kitsap Winner!

January 7, 2016

Giving back to the Kitsap County community has always been a part of Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry’s mission. In October of 2015, we introduced our Smiles for Kitsap program, the main objectives of which were to raise both money and awareness for local non profit charitable organizations. For our very first period, our topic was “children.”…
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Stocking Stuffers from Santa!

December 22, 2015

Both parents and dentists alike have been trying extra hard to make teeth-friendly decisions this year  and Santa is hopping on the same band wagon. He’s come up with some great ideas for healthy stocking stuffers that will add to the spirit of Christmas without taking a toll on your kiddos’ teeth! Here are just…
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Holiday Sweets can be Tough on Teeth!

December 14, 2015

How do sweet foods and drinks cause cavities? When you eat sugary foods or drinks, naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth feed on the sugar and create acids as a by-product. These acids then wear down the tooth enamel, making it weaker and more susceptible to tooth decay as well as a host of other…
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