Pediatric Dentistry

Building the Foundation for Your Childs Healthy Smile Starts Now

Starting your child out with good oral health habits is essential for a lifelong healthy smile. While brushing and flossing at home is the main way to ensure optimal health, children should begin seeing the dentist as soon as their first tooth arrives, or shortly after that. Pediatric dentistry covers all the vital services that children need to protect their ‘baby teeth’ and correct any problems that could arise as new teeth make their way to the surface.

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Why Choose Soundview Family Dental for Pediatric Dentistry?

Whether you have just moved to the Edmonds area and are in need of a new dentist, or your child is ready for their first visit to the dentist, you’ve come to the right place. Soundview Family Dental is pleased to offer services for the whole family, including pediatric dentistry. We are accepting new patients and would love the opportunity to assist you and your entire family in reaching your dental goals.

The choice in dentists is an important one. This is especially true when selecting a pediatric dentist. Your child’s first visit to the dentist can somewhat determine how they feel about every visit after. At Soundview Family Dental, our dentists, Dr. Kitts and Dr. Hewett, are attentive, caring, and make each of our patients feel right at home. We make your child’s visit fun, not scary. We will also give them instructions about caring for their teeth and gums, and why it is important so that they have the confidence to clean their teeth at home.

Schedule your child’s consultation today by calling our office at (425) 563-6360, or book online now!

Pediatric Dentistry in Edmonds WA

The Importance of Early Dental Care for Children

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Your child’s mouth is changing all the time. It is growing; teeth are emerging; they may be losing teeth preparing for the adult set to come in. For all these changes, it is essential that they visit us every six months for an exam and cleaning. Children that are still having their ‘baby teeth’ coming in can benefit from visiting Soundview Family Dental too.

We walk your child through the steps to caring for their teeth, including brushing and flossing. Our dentists will familiarize them with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss so that they feel comfortable trying it on their own. For smaller kids under 5, having parental supervision is essential. You can guard against swallowing toothpaste and help them along the way with the proper brushing techniques.

In addition to education, we also will perform a cleaning, apply a sealant, and sometimes a fluoride treatment. These services are excellent for people of all ages, but especially children that are still growing. The reason why cleanings and exams are so important is to prevent tooth decay. While their first set of teeth aren’t permanent, the longer these stay in place, the better. Losing baby teeth too soon can cause shifting to occur, which later will need correction with orthodontic treatments.

Benefits of Routine Dental Check-Ups for Kids

Check out a few more reasons why pediatric dentistry is a crucial part of your child’s development:
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Identify abnormalities with the teeth, gums, and jawbone.
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Prevent tooth decay.
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Early detection of alignment issues.
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Correct problems that could delay or hinder speech.
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Reinforce good oral care habits.

Is your child ready to visit the dentist, or you would like an experienced dentist that provides pediatric dentistry options? Call our office today at (425) 563-6360 to book your child’s appointment. We also offer appointment requests online, so you can book anytime.

Is Your Child Afraid of the Dentist?

If your child has never been to the dentist before, as a parent, you are probably worried that they may get dental anxiety. It is crucial that kids have a great experience when visiting the dentist, so for future visits, they are more comfortable. We take our time to explain things, in easy to understand language and in a playful way to make your child less nervous. We emphasize that cleanings and exams aren’t painful and that you, their parents, are right there if they need you.

When your child has an enjoyable experience at our dental office, they will look forward to returning, not dreading it. We’ve also had great success with helping children that do have dental anxiety overcome their fears. Our office is dedicated to patient care, for people of all ages.

Teeth Whitening Before And After

A Lifetime of Healthy Teeth and Gums Starts Now!

Kids can have an array of dental issues arise, even with their first set of teeth. Keeping teeth and gums healthy doesn’t have to be a challenge when your child visits us every six months for their routine exam and cleaning. We recommend scheduling your child’s first dental visit soon after they get their first tooth. This will familiarize you and your child with the dental office. We can also provide you, the parent, with some how-tos for keeping your little one’s teeth and gums in the best condition possible.

Our Personal Guarantee

At Soundview Family Dental, we know visiting the dentist isn’t always at the top of the list of things to do. But when your child visits us for their dental needs, they will always get the best care possible. We do our very best to ensure kids are comfortable, and if they have questions, we answer them. We know our little patients don’t always have the longest attention span or patience, which is why we make sure to keep wait times to a minimum.

FAQ

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What age is pediatric dentistry?
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that children see the dentist at one year of age or within six months of their first tooth appearing. Your child will have pediatric services until they 16-17 years old.
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What services are included in pediatric dentistry?
Often pediatric dentistry includes preventive oral care services like exams, cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments. However, for some little patients, fillings are needed to stop tooth decay. We also assist in a variety of other dental concerns.

Schedule Your Child’s Pediatric Dentistry Appointment Today with Dr. Kitts and Dr. Hewett at Soundview Family Dental in Edmonds

We Look Forward to Hearing from You!

If you’ve been looking for a new dentist for your child, we’d love for you and your children to join our dental family. Finding a new dentist you can trust doesn’t have to be a challenge when you choose Soundview Family Dental.

Our friendly and welcoming staff will make you and your child feel right at home. We proudly offer complete pediatric dentistry solutions to treat most dental issues and help your child maintain excellent oral health.

To schedule your child’s appointment today, give our office a call at (425) 563-6360 or request an appointment online.

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