Kids dental on Spokane E Francis Ave.

Friday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Monday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Kid-Friendly Care Made Easy

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Fun for kids, convenient for parents.

WHY hero ?

We make quality kid-care easy with fun-filled offices, caring staff and convenient scheduling. Plus we accept Medicaid and most insurance plans, so your kids get the care they need at little or no cost to you.

We're here to care for your kids.

Our team knows and loves kids. We go out of our way to help your kids understand every step of the process. Our fun, kid-friendly play areas and treatment areas are designed to take every visit from, "Oh no!" to "Let's go!"

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Medicaid and most insurance accepted.

We want to provide the best possible care for your kids—and take Medicaid and most insurance plans. In fact, most care at our locations is delivered at little or no cost to you. This makes it easier for parents to get great care for their kids.

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Our team is here for your family.

Our teams are in it for the kids. We believe every child deserves great care and love providing that care to your kids. From explaining every procedure in language kids can understand to recognizing great kids, our teams are here for you.

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We make it easy to get great care for your kids.

Whether you're bringing in one child for a single service or five kids for multiple appointments—we make it easy to schedule and get them in and out fast. Plus, we have fun diversions for children to keep kids who aren't being treated busy.

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Our providers are caring professionals who are dedicated to kids. They are committed to helping parents and kids understand their health and well-being.


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Your Child’s Dental Health Timeline

Every parent wants their child to be strong and healthy. Here’s what you need to know to make your child’s teeth healthy at every stage of their development.


Why Should I Worry About Tooth Decay in Children?

Tooth decay, the most common preventable chronic disease in children aged 6 to 19, is largely avoidable. Learn how tooth decay impacts children.


Frequently asked questions

How safe are dental X-rays?

Dental x-rays are among the safest medical x-rays to receive. In fact, children are exposed to more radiation just walking outside in the sun than from an x-ray administered in a dentist’s office. Advances in dental x-ray technology have made the beams from x-rays extremely focused, limiting nearly all scatter radiation. In our practice, we use state of the art equipment designed for the safety of all of our patients. Talk to your dentist about any concerns you may have. 

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What does fluoride do for my child’s teeth? What is the best way to get the right levels?

Fluoride is a mineral that strengthens the enamel covering your teeth. Enamel is the white part of your teeth and the strongest material in the human body. Each day, the enamel goes through a process of demineralization, as acid-creating bacteria eat away at the surface of the teeth and fluoride helps rebuild the tooth’s protective mineral layer.

Tap water and tooth paste may serve as sources of fluoride for children to facilitate remineralization. In addition, we recommend fluoride treatments to help strengthen the enamel of both primary and permanent teeth. Our dentists will evaluate your child and may recommend fluoride varnish during a hygiene visit to coat your child’s teeth with a dose of concentrated fluoride. The purpose of this fluoride application is to help protect and re-mineralize areas of a tooth that may be at risk of developing decay. 

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How do I prevent tooth decay?

Tooth decay can be prevented with a combination of healthy diet, proper daily teeth cleaning and regular dental hygiene visits. Establish a relationship with a dentist around your child’s first birthday, so the dentist can monitor your child’s dental health and help you prevent tooth decay. At home, be sure your child brushes after breakfast and before bedtime every day for at least two minutes. Limit your child’s intake of sugary food and drinks, and starchy, refined carbohydrates.

Flossing is important when adjacent teeth are in contact. Bring your child to the dentist office for regular dental check-ups for fluoride treatments and dental sealants as an extra layer of protection.

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Toothpaste: When should we begin using it and how much should we use?

Toothpaste can be used from the appearance of your baby’s first tooth. Choose a toothpaste specifically formulated for the age of your child. Child appropriate dental hygiene products (toothpaste, mouth rinse) have lower fluoride levels and come in flavors that kids enjoy. At the beginning, use no more than the length of a grain of rice because babies don’t know how to expectorate on demand. You can work up to a pea-sized portion as your toddler grows.

Your child's dental health timeline

How often does my child need to see the dentist?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children should first see the dentist by one year (12 months) of age. Thereafter, children should see the dentist every six months unless otherwise directed by your dentist.

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Your child's dental health timeline

Are thumb-sucking and/or pacifiers harmful for a child's teeth?

They can be. Vigorous thumb-sucking, extensive pacifier use and prolonged use of baby bottles can negatively impact teeth alignment and the healthy growth of a child’s mouth. Talk to your dentist for tips on how to encourage your child to kick the sucking habit.