Selecting the Best Dentistry Practice for Your Child
Your child’s teeth are important, and that means you don’t want to entrust their care to just anyone. How can you choose the right pediatric dentist to give your child the best start to lifelong picture perfect smile and a healthy mouth? Here are a few tips.
Find a Practice Focused on Prevention
You know the old saying about an ounce of prevention being better than a pound of cure. It’s the perfect principle to apply to your child’s dental care. Some practices focus on filling even the tiniest spot in a child’s enamel rather than focusing on proper brushing and flossing techniques, tooth sealants, and overall preventative care. The fact is that preventative care will help your child to maintain his or her teeth for decades to come. Restorative work (such as dental fillings) should only be performed when necessary.
Focused on Pediatric Care
Family dentists are nice for adult children, but younger kids need someone who is an expert in caring for the teeth of little ones. Specialized training allows pediatric dentists to make good judgment calls in how to care for a child’s teeth. Pediatric dentists also know how to make the office visit fun for kids so that they don’t grow up dreading the dentist’s chair.
The Right Choice for Your Children
Right from the arrival of the first baby tooth, BRSH+FLSS Pediatric Dentistry wants to help your kids develop and maintain lifelong, beneficial oral care habits. From prevention to dental emergencies, we’re always here when you and your little ones need us. Call 619-741-1500 to schedule an appointment today!