It is recommended to bring your child for their first dental visit by their first birthday or within six months of the eruption of their first tooth.
Dental X-rays for children are selectively taken based on their dental health needs. Our pediatric dentist will determine if X-rays are necessary and use appropriate safety measures to minimize radiation exposure.
Prepare your child by explaining the positive aspects of dental visits and avoiding negative language. Reading children’s books about dentistry or role-playing dentist-patient scenarios can also help familiarize them with the experience.
Our pediatric dental team is experienced in working with children with dental anxiety. We use gentle techniques, distraction methods, and a child-friendly approach to create a comfortable and relaxed environment.
Dental sealants are thin protective coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of molars to prevent cavities. They provide an extra layer of defense against decay, especially in the back teeth, which are more susceptible to cavities.
Yes, fluoride toothpaste is recommended for children. However, the amount of toothpaste used should be pea-sized for children under six to minimize swallowing.
Encourage and assist your child with brushing and flossing, promote a healthy diet with limited sugary snacks and drinks, and schedule regular dental check-ups for preventive care and guidance.
Yes, baby teeth play a crucial role in a child’s overall development. They help with speech development, chewing, and guide the eruption of permanent teeth. Keeping baby teeth healthy is important for proper oral development.
Yes, our pediatric dental team is experienced in providing care for children with special needs. We create a customized approach to ensure their comfort and address their unique oral health needs.