Is My Son Old Enough to Brush His Teeth?
Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy
Ask KOMO: Oral Health (2:08)
Get tips from Dr. Joel Berg on how to prevent cavities and keep your child's teeth and gums healthy.
Making Healthy Smiles for a Lifetime (00:04:28)
This short video provides educational information for parents to prepare for their child's very first dental appointment. Parents will learn what to expect at the appointment, how to care for their...cont.
Fluoride and Water
Hand Washing (PDF)
Hand Washing (Spanish) (PDF)
Kids' Health Issues to Watch: Battling the Superbug
Can Too Much Juice Discolor Teeth?
Dental Health at Birth and Beyond: Hints for a Healthy Mouth
Dental Health at Birth and Beyond: Hints for a Healthy Mouth (PDF)
Dental Health at Birth and Beyond: Hints for a healthy mouth (Spanish) (PDF)
The Basics of Braces
What Are Germs?
Why Is Hand Washing So Important?
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Protect your kids from certain cancers and other diseases caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV. Get your girls and boys vaccinated when they are 11 or 12, or as soon as possible if they’re already 13 or older. The vaccine is a series of three doses. Be sure your child completes the whole series for the best protection. If you have questions...
Vaccine is the best way to prevent seasonal flu. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get the flu vaccine each year, whether it’s as a shot or as a nasal spray. Your healthcare provider can help you choose the right form. Get the vaccine for your family as soon as you are able, and be sure to ask anyone who takes care of your child to get the...
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