Kitsap Kid's Dentistry

6 Tips for Teenagers- Guidelines for Healthy Tooth Care

Life is full of exciting experiences and challenges as a teenager, but one crucial aspect that often gets overlooked amid the hustle and bustle is oral hygiene. Maintaining a healthy and radiant smile is essential for self-confidence and plays a significant role in overall well-being. Good habits formed now can positively impact your future. This […]

Healthy Snacks for When You’re “On the Go”

Healthy Snacks for When You’re ‘On-the-Go’ We all know that brushing and flossing are important for dental health. But consuming a balanced diet rich in nutritious, low-sugar foods is also important. Sometimes life can get busy and families need to snack while away from home. Many snacks that aren’t good for your body are also […]

Yellow Permanent Teeth in Children

Why are my child’s adult teeth coming in yellow? You may have noticed that when your child’s adult teeth begin to erupt, they come in darker and more yellow than baby teeth. Rest assured, this most likely isn’t because your child’s teeth are stained or that they’re doing a poor job brushing. Why Are Permanent […]

Why are Two Dental Visits Necessary Each Year?

You’ve heard it said time and again, “Visit your dentist twice a year for a check-up and a cleaning.” You may wonder ,how important is it for your child to come and visit the dentist at least twice every year? Very! Here’s why: LEARN BETTER ORAL HEALTH HABITS Regular visits to their pediatric dentist will […]

Three Quick Tips for Summer Smiles

Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay:   STAY ON A ROUTINE Whether your kids are staying up to catch fireflies or a fireworks show, resist the temptation to skip […]

Bad Breath In Kids

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is pretty common and affects both adults and kids alike. It’s completely normal to have bad breath from time to time, especially first thing in the morning or after eating smelly foods like onions and garlic. What Causes Bad Breath? There’s no reason to worry if your child has bad […]

Is an Autobrush a Good Alternative to an Electronic or Handheld Toothbrush?

Lately our practice has received a deluge of questions regarding the autobrush. Sure, the autobrush can be cute (kids love the fun animal shape!) and may seem like an easy alternative to the nightly brushing routine. “Should I get an auto brush for my child?” parents ask. The response from our practice is a little […]

Tooth Brushing and Flossing Charts

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!), […]

Halloween Fun!

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 […]

Dental Tips for Summer Safety

Summertime is finally here! And that means no school and more fun for all of our kiddos, but also a lot more work for parents. Gone are the days of kissing our little ones goodbye at the bust stop and having a few hours to tackle our to do lists. During summer, the kids are […]