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Dental Space Maintainers

What are dental space maintainers and why might my child need one? That’s a great question! Your child’s primary teeth (baby teeth) play an important role in their dental health. Not only do they save space for the permanent teeth, but they also help guide permanent teeth into position and encourage normal development of the […]

8 Helpful Tips for a Teething Toddler

teething toddler

Helpful Tips for a Teething Toddler Between about 13 and 19 months, toddlers are set for their first set of molars to erupt. While some make it through the teething process relatively unscathed, others experience a range of symptoms that may include pain, irritability, sleeplessness, inflamed gums, drooling, rash and relentless chewing or gum rubbing. At two […]

Does your child’s tooth have the wiggles?!!? What to know about wiggly teeth!

Up-close of child's wiggly teeth

After years managing your baby’s discomfort and pain while their teeth cut and push through their gums – the time comes for them to fall out! At the age of six or seven, your child will start experiencing loose, wiggly teeth because their permanent teeth are ready to erupt! This could be an uncomfortable experience […]

Your child had a baby tooth knocked out in an accident… Now what!!?!

WHAT TO DO WHEN A BABY TOOTH IS KNOCKED OUT It’s not uncommon for a pediatric dentist to receive a call from worried parents when their child has an accident and loses a baby tooth unexpectedly. Most often, there’s no reason for panic, but it’s important to see your dentist right away once you’ve ruled […]

All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth!

For many people, one of the best things about the holiday season is hearing familiar, cheerful songs playing everywhere you go. Among those Christmas favorites is a tune that puts a different spin on a kid’s wish list. Everybody knows “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth,” which was first recorded by […]

Dental Trauma

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 […]

Invisalign comes to Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry!

  Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry is excited to offer Invisalign Teen right here in the comfort of your child’s dental home! In order to avoid all of the trials that come along with metal braces, we recommend Invisalign Teen.  Invisalign is easy to clean, care for, and use. Read on for additional benefits to Invisalign teen! Invisibility One […]

Breastfeeding a Baby with Tongue-Tie or Lip-Tie

For some mothers, breast feeding is a painful and frustrating experience. Despite a breastfeeding mother’s best attempt to correctly position and breastfeed her baby effectively, some mothers find themselves with breastfeeding problems (including nipple damage, plugged ducts, mastitis and low milk supply). Sometimes the infant displays the issue by gaining weight poorly, clicking sounds or […]

Administrative Professionals Day!

Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day! We want to give a big “Thank you!” to our front office team at Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry for their hard work, tireless effort, and every day enthusiasm. At Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry, we pride ourselves on our customer service, and want to make sure we are going above and beyond to meet […]