Family Education

Parents or caregivers are a child’s first teacher in life and play an important role in maintaining his or her overall health. At Plancich Dental, we understand that your attitude towards dental care can have a major impact on your child as they grow up and develop their own dental habits. Maintaining a good dental care routine at home is essential for healthy gums and teeth, as well as preventing oral health problems from occurring in the future. We are committed to empowering families to make smart choices when it comes to their oral health. We take great pride in being a family dentist in Tacoma, as well as serving as an educational resource for families.

 


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Baby with Binkie

How To Find The Right Type Of Binkie For Your Child

Parents know that a binkie can be one of the most important tools in their parenting toolbox, for those moments when you just need some peace and quiet. Binkies can be a bit controversial in parenting circles, However, if you pay attention to the proper factors when choosing a binkie for your child, you can… Read more »

Tips For Teaching Your Child To Brush Their Own Teeth

One of the earliest ways that your child gets a little taste of independence is by learning to brush their own teeth. Since this is an important lifelong habit, it’s crucial to establish good brushing habits from an early age, so that they understand and grasp good dental health. However, it can be a difficult… Read more »

Fruit smoothie and raspberries on table

The Top 5 Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Have you ever stopped to think about how the food and drink that you put into your body affects your teeth? According to the American Dental Association, your diet plays an important role in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. When you eat food, the bacteria in your mouth digests the sugars and produces acid. Certain… Read more »