childrens dentistry

Orthodontic Treatment for Children

At Eatonville Dental with every dental exam, we assess your child’s bite, tooth eruption pattern and need for early orthodontic treatment. The initial evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age 7. At this early age, treatment may not be necessary but the exam can reveal the most…

Fluoride in Dentistry

Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water and various foods. It is used to prevent and/or reverse early tooth decay, and is sometimes referred to as vitamins for the teeth. It’s most significant function is inhibiting bacterial replication, the specific kind that causes cavities. Before a cavity forms, it starts out as a soft,…

Baby Bottle Decay

Baby Bottle Decay, The Facts: Have you ever put your child to bed with a bottle of juice or milk? Don’t be ashamed, you’re not alone. Many parents don’t realize the harmful effects this may have on their child’s teeth. Milk, formula, soda and fruit juice, even when watered down, contain sugars. When your child…

Child’s First Dental Visit

Your child’s first dental visit should occur approximately 6 months after their first baby tooth appears or by the age of 1 year old. Upon arrival, you will asked to fill out a Medical & Dental history form for your child. At Eatonville Dental, we make your child’s first dental visit and every appointment very…