it is really important to create and nurture positive and happy relationships between the dentist and the child because anxieties about coming to the dentist tend to develop at a young age. that’s why we think that from the first time to every visit after, their visit to us should be happy and positive.
dental decay is one of the most common health problems experienced by children and can lead to a lot of pain and discomfort, leaving them unable to eat, sleep or go to school. by having regular check-ups, we can check they are cleaning their teeth correctly, eating well and spotting problems before they get out of control.
we also place fluoride on your child’s teeth at every visit, which is clinically proven to play a huge part in the prevention of dental decay, and check how the teeth and jaws are developing so we can refer them to have braces if they need it at the right time.
how often should my child see the dentist?
that can depend on their state of health – if there are concerns about their dental health then it may be as frequent as every 3 months. if, however their teeth are in a good state of health, it is usually every 6 months. We don’t believe it should be longer than 6 months between visits.
what age should my child start going to the dentist?
as soon as their first tooth comes through! we can keep an eye on how things are developing and give you the right advice for caring for their teeth at every stage of development.
my child’s tooth looks grey – what’s wrong with it?
they have knocked it which has resulted in the tooth ‘dying’. it is best to get it looked at because it might be signs of an underlying infection and could lead to pain and discomfort.
my child’s tooth is wobbly – help!
it is likely the reason it is wobbly is because it us due to come out and be replaced by an adult tooth. sometimes, however, it could be because it has suffered from trauma. come in and let us take a look at it for you.
my child’s teeth are crooked – can they be straightened?
yes, they usually can. we check how straight they are at their check-up, and if we think they need to be straightened, then we can refer them on to the orthodontist at the right time so treatment is not delayed.back to general dentistry
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