Your child’s first official dental appointment should typically be scheduled by the time he or she is thirty months of age. At this age, many children will have a full set of baby teeth. If your child enjoys the first dental visit, then future appointments will be anticipated and not feared. A positive dental experience will influence your child’s attitude toward dental care, and can start him or her on the path to a lifetime of good dental health.
Once our young patients have become comfortable in the dental setting, we are able to focus our efforts on achieving and maintaining oral health. At each of your child’s hygiene appointments, one of our highly-experienced hygienists will thoroughly clean and polish your child’s teeth, administer a tooth-strengthening fluoride treatment and show your child how to properly brush and floss their teeth. Next, Dr. Jester or Dr. Saldivar will complete a dental exam. This includes checking for tooth decay and skeletal problems which can lead to dental malocclusions.
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