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

What pediatric dental services do you offer?

pediatric dentistry in kirkland Taking Care of Baby Teeth is Necessary for Adult Oral Health

Kids have different needs than adults when it comes to addressing their oral care because their mouths are constantly changing. Even though children will lose their baby teeth when their permanent teeth come in, taking care of baby teeth is essential for protecting their future oral health.

Most of the pediatric services we provide have to do with prevention. Regular examinations and cleanings will ensure that we can spot potential problems while they are still small. Our hygienists are accustomed to working with children, and they will do all they can to ensure their comfort while they gently clean teeth.

Preventative Treatments for Your Child

At some point, we will probably talk to you about preventive treatments such as fluoride and sealants for your child. Although Kirkland does have fluoridated water, some kids drink mostly bottled or filtered water, so he or she not be getting enough of this mineral to protect their teeth.

When permanent molars come in, we may recommend sealants to protect them against decay. Sealants fill in the deep grooves of molars and prevent food particles from settling there and decay developing.

We will also take the time to talk to you about good oral care for your children at home and make sure you and your kids understand proper brushing and flossing techniques.

Contact Us

Call an experienced children’s dentist in Kirkland, WA, Jen Kim: Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, today to make an appointment.

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We are excited to say our office will reopen May 19, 2020! While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety and dental health. We look forward to seeing you again and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  To make an appointment please call our office at (425) 284-4450.