Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry, as well as the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, recommends that your child visit the dentist by their 1st birthday.
You can make the first visit to our dental office both enjoyable and positive! If old enough, we encourage informing your child of their upcoming visit and tell them that Dr. Banks and her team will explain all procedures and answer any questions.
Please refrain from using words around your child that might cause unnecessary fear, such as “needle”, “shot”, “pull”, “drill” or “hurt”. Our Kitsap Kid’s Dentistry team makes a practice of using words that convey the same message, but are non-threatening and non-anxiety producing for your child.