What's a pediatric dentist?
When should my child have their first dental visit?
It’s recommended by the American Dental Association to have your child’s first visit by their 1st birthday. To prevent any dental health problems, it’s recommended to visit a pediatric dentist when the first teeth start appearing. Between 6 – 12 months is a good rule of thumb.
What's the best way to clean my child / baby's teeth?
We recommend using a toothbrush designed for infants, one with soft bristles and a small head. Brush at least once a day, especially before bedtime; this will remove any bacteria on their teeth that can lead to decay / cavities.
Does thumb sucking harm my child's dental health?
Thumb sucking and pacifier habits that go beyond normal amounts of time can cause crooked, crowded or bite problems.