Keeping your child's dental health on track will ensure their long-term health.

How to Help Your Child Through Important Dental Milestones

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to stop and examine the progress of your child’s dental health. From the time a baby’s first teeth erupt until the appearance of their wisdom teeth, keeping a child’s dental care on track will affect not only their smile and oral health but […]

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Bellevue Orthodontist: Tips to Help Toddlers LOVE to Brush

Hello friends! I’m the Tooth Fairy, and Dr. Schur has graciously given me the opportunity to take over his Bellevue orthodontics blog today!  February is my favorite month of the year ‐ it’s Children’s Dental Health Month! I LOVE teaching parents and kids how to keep their teeth strong and healthy. Today, I’m going to share a few top tips I’ve gathered over the […]

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Your Child’s First Orthodontic Visit

When is the right time for a child’s first orthodontic visit? The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that a child’s first orthodontic visit, or evaluation, should occur no later than seven years of age. This is an age when children are in the mixed dentition stage, meaning that their bite consists of both adult and primary teeth. […]