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Your Child’s Appointment With SD Dental Surgery

At SD Dental Surgery, we welcome children with open arms for their first dental appointment. Children’s dental health is is a crucial part of their development and the positive habits instilled at an early age avoids gum disease and cavities.

The first appointment for a child is always a nervous experience, but never fear. Many proven tips work to prepare your child for their first appointment. We will ensure that your child’s appointment is a painless and relaxing time. Our surgery can change the environment to suit your child’s needs so that they become happy and show off their smile whilst in the dental chair.

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Why Should Your Child Visit The Dentist?

During youthful times, it is the parent’s responsibility to ensure that children are aware of the problems that occur to teeth if they’re not well looked after. Children are always excited when eating a sugary treat or any food cravings that they like. At their age, they wouldn’t understand the pitfalls of sugar on teeth. The earlier your child visits the dentist, the better so they’re educated on why looking after teeth is important and how to adopt good oral hygiene to do so. 

As soon as the first tooth grows, dentists want to ensure that cavities and bacteria are kept at bay. Instances where cavities and bacteria form can affect the growing of your child’s teeth and affect their ability to smile. Further on, extra dental treatments could be required.

Alongside that, here are some additional benefits upon visiting the dentist:

Improve the health of your child’s mouth

Encouraging positive oral hygiene 

Maintaining and sharpening general mouth functioning such as chewing and talking

Look forward to looking after teeth

Building excellent relationships with your child

As soon as the first tooth grows, dentists want to ensure that cavities and bacteria are kept at bay. Instances where cavities and bacteria form can affect the growing of your child’s teeth and affect their ability to smile. Further on, extra dental treatments could be required.

What To Expect On Your Child’s First Appointment?

Before your child’s appointment, we will ensure the setting of the dental room is kid-friendly so that they can start to feel comfortable and happy as soon as they sit in the dental chair. Alongside this, here’s what else you can expect at your child’s appointment.

Regular Cavity Checks And General Examinations

We want to make sure your child’s teeth are developing healthily. Having a dental check-up, a minimum of every six months is recommended.

Adopting Lifestyle and Dietary Habits

The food we eat, and drink goes a long way in affecting the development of teeth and general oral health.  Children need to grow up with healthy habits. This means making sure you as the parent adopt a balanced diet consisting of more healthy vegetables and fruits. Regular sugar treats only disturb the growth of healthy teeth and increases the chances of cavities.

Oral Hygiene Education

Regular check-ups to the dentist will allow them to talk to children and educate them on why looking after their teeth is so important to their smile. Once they understand it, they’ll be more responsible for their teeth.

If you child is ready to visit the dentist, check them in for their first appointment at SD Dental Surgery now.

Our dedicated dentist will ensure your child’s teeth keep shining for years to come.