Your Child’s First Visit with a Pediatric Dentist
Along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, we recommend scheduling a child’s first dental visit by his/her 1st birthday. It is very important to make the first visit as positive and enjoyable for the child as possible. We want your child to enjoy getting to know our doctors and staff and be comfortable at all times.
A Pleasant, Comfortable First Dental Visit Builds Trust
The board certified pediatric dentists and staff will explain everything in detail and will answer any questions your child has. Encourage children to discuss any fears or anxiety they feel.
Parents should not make a big deal out of the visit and refrain from using any words that could cause unnecessary fear, such as “needle” or “drill.” We are experienced in dealing with children with anxiety and can explain treatment procedures in a positive and pleasant manner to avoid any anxious or negative feelings toward dentistry.
We will record the child’s dental and medical history, complete a comprehensive examination and discuss any findings with you. We will also review the importance of maintaining a good dental health program with you and your child to ensure a healthy and beautiful smile for life!