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Call Us for Tips on Getting Your Child About Their Next Visit


Posted on 10/25/2021 by Fariba Mutschler
Call Us for Tips on Getting Your Child About Their Next VisitBabies have a delicate dental structure that should be handled carefully. When your baby develops its first tooth, you need to start taking care of it right away. You can do so by cleaning it using a baby toothbrush with soft bristles. Keep in mind that a baby's tooth and gums are very soft and sensitive. Therefore, you should clean them gently to avoid damage. Also, you should schedule regular visits to our offices for professional checkups and cleaning. However, if you are having challenges getting your child to come in for their checkups, call us for tips.

Getting Your Child Ready for a Dental Visit


It is common for children to shy away from dental visits due to various misconceptions. However, as a parent, you should make sure that your child is free and willing to check out their teeth. You can use different stories to convince them of the importance of a dental visit. For example, you can say how they risk losing their tooth if they don't get it checked by our professionals. You can also tell them they risk developing serious dental conditions that can be very painful if they fail to do so.

As much as these might seem like threats to convince them, they are actually facts. Therefore, it is important to have your child checked to avoid oral infections. At a young age, children like exploring different things, and their teeth are always in use. As a result, they tend to develop different infections, especially if good dental hygiene is not practiced. Getting your child to come in for a dental appointment will help fix any oral problems and get rid of existing ones. We will also administer dental cleanings. Visit our offices for more information on the importance of dental visits for your child.
My daughter was a little nervous to have her dental work done but everyone in the office was super friendly and very reassuring and that helped her nervousness go away. Thanks for the excellent dental experience. ~ Lilyana G.


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