Dr. Jen Kim, DDS
Kirkland, WA Family and Cosmetic Dentist

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A Major Milestone: Your Child's First Dental Visit

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Parents all want what’s best for their children, and that includes taking care of their oral health. Your child’s first visit to the dentist is a major milestone in their life, and the experience can set them up for a lifetime of good oral health.

When seeking pediatric dentistry in Kirkland for your child’s first dental visit, look no further than Jen Kim Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Kim can treat your entire family, so you can bring your children to the dentist you have already grown to trust.

What can you expect for your child’s first dental visit?

A Comfortable Experience

One of the main reasons for your child’s first trip to the ...

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3 Reasons to Treasure Your Baby's First Teeth

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It's an exciting day when your baby's first tooth arrives! You may not be sure how to care for your child's new teeth as they come in, and you may wonder how important it is to do so since they will be falling out in a few short years? The truth is baby teeth are very important and you should begin to brush them as soon as they arrive. Here are three reasons that your child's baby teeth are so important.

They Help Your Child Learn to Talk and Eat

Baby teeth play an integral role in your child's speech development. They've been making sounds for months, and now with their new ...

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Choosing The Right Family Dentist

Finding the right dentist can be difficult, especially when you are looking for one you trust to treat your children. Since pediatric dentistry is different than general dentistry, it is important to find a dentist that has training and experience treating younger patients. Dr. Jen Kim and her team at Jen Kim Family and Cosmetic Dentistry enjoy treating children and strive to offer the best in pediatric and family dentistry in the Kirkland, WA area.

Finding a Family DentistKirkland WA Pediatric Dentistry

Experience – Dentist that do not have experience working with children can find it difficult to treat younger patients. Many children are not only ...

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What Really Causes Cavities?

Despite our warmer-than-usual October weather, we’re quickly leading up to Halloween! This means that in addition to cobwebby decorations, stores are also full of candy. For many of you with kids, you’ll have quite the haul to contend with on the 31st, and you’re probably worried about sugar rushes and cavities in the weeks that follow.

Although sugar helps set the stage for cavities, it’s actually not the real culprit. Do you know what is?

Bacteria Cause Cavities

It’s the bacteria in your mouth that cause cavities. These bacteria thrive in a sugary environment, and they excrete acid, which is what eats away at your enamel and causes the condition that we refer ...

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