Like all other health aspects, the foundation of dental health is laid during childhood. While you cannot completely prevent your child from eating sweet, sticky, and yummy treats that have the potential to harm their teeth and, you can certainly make sure to avoid these health consequences by following certain basic habits to promote oral hygiene and maintain a healthy set of teeth and gums.
It is critical to make your child learn the importance of taking care of their mouth because oral health is one of the gateways to overall wellbeing. Not only will this secure their current dental health, but also will go a long way in keeping cavities, toothache, and several other painful and expensive dental treatments at bay.
A child’s first dental visit should be within the first six months of the appearance of the first tooth or by the kid’s first birthday, whichever happens first. We recommend regular dental checkups for your child in addition to the visits prompted by toothaches, loose teeth, dental caries, or cavities because this gives your dentist a chance to identify tooth decay or other aberrations at the earliest, making it possible to target the problem immediately. In addition to solving the immediate issue, these regular checkups can also be used to identify faulty or missing oral hygiene practices, which are the basics of dental health. Our efficient dental staff can explain to the child what healthy habits they need to follow to make sure their teeth remain shiny and white so that they can eat all the candy they want without getting painful and ugly teeth.
With this in mind, we have an exceptional service at our clinic that focuses on children’s dental health. The paediatric dentistry services that we offer are designed, keeping in mind the fear and apprehension that people (even adults) feel just thinking about a visit to the dentist. It is all the more important to make sure that a child has a positive and pleasant experience during their first visit to a dental clinic because this will build their perception about dentists and influence all the future oral health appointments. A child who is not anxious about a dental appointment is more likely to grow up into an adult who will not shy away from visiting the dentist who can help him/her achieve optimal oral health.
Our paediatric dentistry staff understand these challenges and has been trained to ensure that your child’s teeth are happy and healthy. You just need to keep all your kid’s dental appointments, and our staff will take it up from there.