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First Visit

Your child's first visit is often the most important.

Your Child’s First Visit

During your child’s first visit to our pediatric dental office, we will examine your child’s teeth and gums and discuss any concerns you may have. We will also inform you and your child about proper oral hygiene practices, including brushing and flossing techniques.

Our goal is to create a comfortable and positive environment to make your child’s first visit a pleasant experience. We encourage parents to be present during the visit and ask any questions they may have.

Overall, the first visit to our pediatric dental office is important in establishing a “dental home” for your child and promoting good oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.

Infant or Toddler’s Visit

Here are some tips to help prepare your infant or toddler for their visit to our pediatric dental office:

  • Talk to your child about the visit positively to help reduce any anxiety they may have. Explain to them that the dentist is there to help keep their teeth and gums healthy.
  • Please bring your child’s favorite toy or blanket to help them feel more comfortable during the visit.
  • Schedule the appointment for a time when your child is well-rested and fed to help reduce any crankiness or fussiness.
  • Bring a list of any questions or concerns you may have to discuss with our dentist.
  • If your child has any special needs or accommodations, please inform our office beforehand so we can make any necessary arrangements.
  • We recommend the knee to knee exam
  • Lastly, be sure to bring your child’s insurance information and any necessary paperwork to the appointment.

Following these tips can help ensure a successful and stress-free visit to our pediatric dental office for your infant or toddler.