Tongue and Lip Ties Affecting Breastfeeding

Published: October 23, 2017

For many mothers breastfeeding can be extremely difficult, painful, and not seem to provide sufficient milk for the newborn.  Though many factors play into successful breastfeeding numerous breast feeding specialist note tongue and lip ties as the frequent cause of breastfeeding difficulties.  A tongue tie (ankyloglosia) is an abnormally thick or restrictive connection between the […]

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Healthy Snacking Tips from Dr. Kaitlin Neste

Published: March 13, 2017

We know that kids require frequent snacks to fuel their growing bodies.  Healthy eating habits help lead to healthy teeth and some snacks tend to increase the risk of cavities due to their sticky or high sugar nature.   A good rule of thumb is the longer a food remains in the mouth the greater the […]

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Top 5 Questions Answered by your favorite Pediatric Dentist!

Published: February 28, 2017

Dr. Kaitlin Neste, Silverdale’s favorite pediatric dentist, answers the 5 most commonly asked questions about keeping your children’s teeth healthy. When should my child have his or her first visit to Silverdale Dental Center? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child have their first dental visit 6 months after their first tooth erupts […]

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