When should children start seeing the dentist? It might be earlier than you think! Within 6 months of your child's first tooth errupting-- or by about 1 year old-- it's time to schedule their first dental exam!
Our team is specially trained to make visiting the dentists a pleasant experience for little ones and help them start developing good oral hygiene habits early.
Elizabeth Wakim's dental practice offers comprehensive dental care for the entire family. We begin both pediatric and adult dental appointments with a medical history, which helps us create an individualized care plan and ensure that any dental health concern-- no matter how minor-- is caught in its earliest stages. Pediatric and adult dental checkups also include a thorough tooth and gum examination, teeth cleaning, and oral cancer screenings.
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Dr. Liza is an exceptional dentist! She has repaired my front tooth and it is as good as the original! I love the comfortable atmosphere and friendly staff.
Starting to develop your child's dental health is important from a young age. We recommend parents schedule their child's first dental exam within 6 months of their first tooth errupting, or around 1 year of age.
Regular dental checkups and routine teeth cleanings are an important part of dental health for grown ups and kids alike. The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry agree that patients should visit the dentist every 6 months to keep their teeth and gums looking (and feeling!) their best.
Proper dental care doesn't stop when you leave the dentist's office! Between visits, there are several things you can do to help your child develop good oral hygiene. Here are a few of our top recommendations: