About John Liu

Dr. John R. Liu is a pediatric dentist in Issiqua, Wash., and current president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has also been selected as one of the “Top Dentists" by Seattle Magazine in 2002, 2006 and 2009. Dr. Liu and his wife, Kari, reside in Sammamish with their two young daughters, Clara and Tara.

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Articles by John

Help! My daughter refuses to use toothpaste

Help! My daughter refuses to use toothpaste

Just because a child doesn’t like one type of toothpaste doesn’t mean she’ll refuse them all. Many kids hate the minty taste of traditional adult toothpastes — but might love a berry or bubblegum flavor. By five or six, kids should be able to spit out the foam rather than swallow it. If your daughter hasn’t mastered this skill yet, teaching her how to do so can make brushing...