The Good and The Bad Guys

Winning the “Fight” Against Cavities I think we all grew up hearing, “Don’t eat too much candy, it will rot your teeth!” Most of us also were told by our pediatricians, “Never put a baby into bed with a bottle of milk or juice in its mouth.” But did you know how you and your […]

Managing Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gums. If it is caught early, in the stage called gingivitis, it can usually be treated fairly easily. If not, it could lead to more serious oral health problems, including tooth loss, as well as other conditions that can impact your overall health. Gingivitis can occur in both […]

Taking Fear Out of Your Child’s Dental Appointment

Calming Your Child’s Fears About the Dentist Most children accept dental appointments as a normal part of their family routines—and many even think they’re fun! Yet did you know that parents may unknowingly increase anxiety for a child about an upcoming dental visit? At Peninsula Family Dentistry, it’s my goal to help your family’s appointments […]

Gig Harbor Cosmetic Dentistry

We understand that a trip to the dentist can be a nerve-wracking experience so that’s why we ensure we have a friendly and dedicated team on board to help make the experience more pleasant for you. There are so many reasons why a person might need to visit the dentist, and cosmetic work is both […]

Conquering Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Perhaps you or someone you know suffers from severe dental anxiety. It’s normal to feel a bit nervous before an appointment but some people are so afraid and anxious that they can’t bring themselves to walk through the door. If this is how you feel, then you may avoid the dentist at all costs.  Unfortunately, […]

Best Gig Harbor Family Dentistry

We Want to be your Best Gig Harbor Family Dentistry An estimated 75% of people suffer from severe to slight dental phobias. While the exact reasons for phobias like these vary, they often stem from the uncertainty which comes with visiting a different dentist at every appointment. This is a fear you can do away […]