Pediatric Dental Services
Your child’s first impression of a dentist will set the tone for how they feel about dental services for the rest of their life. It is never too early to start setting a positive foundation for good dental habits in kids, especially when it comes to their smiles.
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Dental Health for Kids
Pediatric dental health is important and regular checkups and gum care are essential to living a healthy life. Our pediatric dentistry team aims to create a fun and relaxing atmosphere for all of our dental patients so that they take care of their teeth and gums for years to come.
Pediatric Dentistry FAQ’s
Age range for pediatric dentistry
Pediatric dentists treat children from an age range of 6 months to the age when their final adult teeth come in, usually 12 or 13 years of age.
How often should my child have dental checkups?
Your family dentist in Morrisville NC recommends that your child visit the dentist at least twice per year to be sure teeth are aligned correctly and that minor issues don’t get bigger.
What do clients need to prepare for their appointment
Children can have a lot of anxiety before new experiences and especially ones that they may fear. Here are some things you can do to prepare to take your child to a dental appointment:
- stay positive
- play games
- use positive reinforcement
- read books or watch videos about dental visits
- bring favorite toys to the appointment