We are pediatric dental specialists here to care for your child's smile.


Why Harbor Kids' Teeth?

Harbor Kids' Teeth provides specialized pediatric dentistry in Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula for infants, children, young adults as well as those with special needs in a safe, nurturing and rewarding environment.

At our practice, we prioritize the safety and comfort of your child. Good dental habits begin at a young age, so we recognize the value of a positive environment. To that end, our dentist and staff are committed to ensuring your child receives care in a supportive atmosphere. We exercise gentle techniques with each of our care options.

Dr. Lisa A. Block

Lisa A. Block, DMD, MS is a board-certified pediatric dentist who has been in private practice for over 25 years. She specializes in providing the highest quality dental care for children of the greater Gig Harbor, Tacoma, Kitsap and Mason County communities.

By making every child's comfort a priority, Dr. Block and the highly skilled staff of Harbor Kids’ Teeth strive to make every child's dental visit a positive one. The team maintains a calm and gentle environment.


Dr. Aarika D. Anderson Elter

Dr. Anderson was raised in Lakewood, Washington, and graduated from Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma.  She recently completed her Pediatric Dental Residency, and has a passion for making sure every child has access to dental care.  Prior to becoming a pediatric specialist, she spent almost a decade providing comprehensive dental care in a community health setting to underserved populations, including large migrant, immigrant and refugee populations. 

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Our mission is to eliminate the need for dental treatments, so the focus of the practice is ongoing dental health, education, and prevention for every child. Dr. Block and Dr. Anderson offer pediatric dental exams in Gig Harbor, WA as well as Kitsap and Mason County.


Well-Rounded Pediatric Dental Care

Let your child take advantage of a comprehensive approach to treatment. Our office applies a personalized approach to care. We work closely with you and your family to establish healthy dental habits. After all, teaching good oral care habits at an early age is one of the most effective ways to attain a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime. Our pediatric dental services include:

  • Pediatric Dental Exams

  • Prevention Education

  • Routine Cleaning and Exams

  • X-Rays and Surgery

  • Frenectomies

  • Tooth Decay and Cavity Treatment

  • Advanced training in Dental Trauma

  • Experts in Special Needs Dentistry

  • Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital Privileges

We also know the value of patient education. Our dentist will go over the dental health of your child with you, in easy-to-follow terms. In turn, your family can adopt good oral hygiene and stay on the path to healthy teeth and gums.


Who should see  a kids dentist?

When that first little white tooth pokes through, it’s time to schedule your first visit with the dentist!


As parents, we all know that teaching our children the importance of dental health early will set them up for a lifetime of beautiful, white smiles.

That’s why Dr. Lisa Block has created the building blocks for dental success at Harbor Kids’ Teeth pediatric dentistry.

Whether you have infant children, or kids up to age fifteen, you will quickly learn why more parents and families trust Harbor Kids’ Teeth to protect their children’s pearly-whites.

Our talented and skilled staff has all the cutting-edge tech to give the highest quality dental care—and the know-how to impart a meaningful approach to dental health, so your children are motivated to brush, floss, and take care of their teeth with ongoing dental care.

We specialize in prevention education, routing cleaning, dental x-rays and surgery, cavities, fillings, crowns, and more. We’re fun-loving, caring and compassionate; anything you would want for your child’s smile, we can take care of it.

Make sure your child grows up with a beautiful smile—and one they’ll take care of for life.