Helping Children See The Importance Of Good Oral Care

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How do you convince your kids to take the best possible care of their teeth? While your child’s teeth are not necessarily less resistant to cavities than yours, they work at several disadvantages when it comes to oral health. One problem is that younger kids are still learning how to properly brush and floss, and why dependable oral care is so important. That, plus the tendency for children to ingest more sugar in their daily diet, puts them at a higher possibility of developing tooth decay. Start your child’s dental visits at a young age to help them receive the care they deserve. In addition to caring for their smile, your dentist will offer guidance on how your child can best care for their smile at home.

Dental Care For Young Children

Your child’s first dental visit should happen by around their first birthday, or when their first tooth appears. Dental care is still important when children still have their primary teeth, also known as their “baby” teeth. After all, cavities in baby teeth can still lead to discomfort, and oral health troubles. During routine visits, your dentist will also offer special care in the form of dental sealants and fluoride treatments, which make it easier to keep their mouths free of trouble.

What Happens If My Child Has A Cavity?

When you introduce the dentist’s office to your child at a young age, they can feel safer there than if they are introduced to the dentist’s chair for the first time when they need treatment. Your dentist will make sure your child feels at ease during every appointment, even on those visits when restorative dental care is needed.

Bringing Your Child For Care At Spring Pearl Dental

Your child will enjoy a comfortable, caring environment at Spring Pearl Dental. Our staff understands that dental care – even routine visits – can be stressful for kids, and will go out of their way to make sure your child feels at ease. To learn more about the services that we provide our patients, to schedule your next dental checkup and cleaning, or for same-day emergency care, contact us today at 281-651-2782. Located in Tomball, TX, we proudly provide care for patients from Spring, the Woodlands, Houston, Pinehurst, and all surrounding communities. Patient forms are available online.