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Why Professional Teeth Cleanings Are Important for Children

At Phinney Ridge Dental, our dentist customizes your child’s general and preventive dentistry to meet his or her needs, but dental cleanings are always important no matter the child. Without professional teeth cleanings in Seattle, WA your child may be more prone to cavities and poor dental health in the future.

Brushing and flossing alone will not remove the bacteria or tartar that leads to tooth decay or dental infections, but our hygienist, who is wonderful with children and always makes them feel at ease, can clear away even the most stubborn bacteria by utilizing the latest technologies here in our Seattle, WA dental office.

We can also apply sealants and fluoride ...

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Finding the Right Dentist in Seattle for Your Children

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As a parent, your child’s smile is probably the most precious thing in your life, which makes finding the right dental practice for children’s dentistry in Seattle so important. You might first rush off to the nearest pediatric dentist, but trips all over town to get your family’s dental cleanings and check-ups quickly become cumbersome.

At Phinney Ridge Dental, our team welcomes children with a family-friendly atmosphere that suits patients of all ages. Many of our team members are parents themselves and understand the unique challenges that parents face when helping children develop healthy habits.

First Dental Visits for Kids

We follow the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommendation that kids should have ...

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Finding the Best Children's Dentist in Seattle

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Searching for a family dentist and finding one you trust may take a little research so that you feel comfortable and that you are receiving the very best care for you and your family. 

You might also consider children’s dentistry in Seattle to look after your children’s teeth and smile. Fortunately, Dr. Micah Bickel is a family dentist who provides outstanding gentle dentistry for everyone from your toddler to your great-grandparents.

Pediatric Dentistry for Growing Kids

Children require specific dental care to help them create a healthy foundation for good oral health. As with overall health, getting started early with preventive dentistry can mean fewer problems as an adult.

While the specialty of ...

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5 Big Fluoride Questions and Answers

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If you are a health conscious person, which many people are who live in the Seattle area, you probably want to know why your dentist or doctor recommend certain treatments. We appreciate your interest in your oral health and are always here to give you evidence-based information, so you can make a choice that works well for you and your family.

Fluoride is a hot topic these days, and some patients are wondering if it is really necessary.

Here are 5 of the most common fluoride questions we hear from patients:

Are Fluoride Treatments Really Necessary?

We recommend preventive and restorative dentistry based on your needs, so there is never one answer for everyone. ...

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