The Center is located at 6222 NE 74th St. just inside Magnuson Park in Seattle. Appointments are required and can be made at (206) 543-5800.
Give Kids a Smile comes during Children’s Dental Health Month, and it helps highlight the important of good oral health for youngsters. Tooth decay remains the leading preventable childhood disease, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry  (AAPD) recommends that children make their first visit to the dentist when that first tooth appears or by the first birthday, whichever comes first.
The AAPD also recommends that toddlers receive exams and fluoride varnish twice a year. School-age children should receive twice-yearly exams and sealants, which teenagers should receive twice-yearly exams and sealants and have their wisdom teeth evaluated.
Parents should also know the basics of good children’s oral health:
The AAPD, the American Academy of Pediatrics , and the American Dental Association  all recommend that parents establish a “dental home,” or a regular dental office for all of their children’s dental needs, by their first birthday.
For more information about children’s oral health and the Center, visit the Center’s website .