What Age Should a Child Go to the Dentist?

what age should a child go to the dentist

Do you know when you should take your child to the dentist for the first time? Is it when they’re 2? Or 4? Once they get their first tooth? The answer to this question is that they should visit the dentist earlier than you’d probably think. Everyone knows that babies and young children should visit their pediatrician often, as they … Read More

Is Your Child Scared of the Dentist? Here’s What You Need to Do

scared of the dentist

Fear of the dentist is one of the most common phobias there is. In adults, some studies show nearly 1 in 5 people have dental phobia. In children, it’s even more frequent, with one study showing almost half of the participants experiencing anxiety related to the dentist.   While easing fear in adults can sometimes be a matter of reason and … Read More

What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Visit

what to expect at your child's first dental visit

So your child has just popped their first tooth or they may have a full set of pearly whites in their mouth already. However, you may be asking if it is too early for your child’s first dental visit. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has recommended that kids first dental visit be within the six months after that … Read More

Pediatric Dentistry: A Parent’s Guide To Their Children’s Oral Health

Pediatric Dentistry: A Parent's Guide To Their Children’s Oral Health

One of the most common misconceptions about oral health is that kids don’t need to see the dentist until their first permanent teeth appear. That is a fallacy that can lead to unnecessary oral health issues. When it comes to your child’s oral health, it’s important to know that oral health begins in infancy. Your pediatric dentist should be involved in the … Read More