When it comes to a child's first dental visit, the earlier you introduce them to the concept of regularly going for a dental checkup, the more comfortable they will be, which will obviously help to relieve their anxiety in the long run. Often, an infant or toddler's first dental visit is simply a short icebreaker that helps to establish a safe and friendly location via its welcoming, nurturing atmosphere. If this is done correctly, subsequent visits will be much more straightforward and hassle-free.
The dependable experts at Kids Care Dental and Orthodontics understand how stressful a child's first dental visit can be, especially if you are a new parent and your child's first tooth has made a sudden appearance. To ready a child for their first dental appointment, incorporating these basic elements into a first visit can make things run more smoothly:
During these initial visits, make sure you pick a quiet time of day, so your child does not feel rushed or pressured. A little planning goes a long way in "framing the experience" in a positive, comforting light. A dental expert will also be able to share long-term cavity prevention techniques and advice with you and your child, as well as other healthy cleaning habits that will (hopefully) end up lasting a lifetime. We are dedicated to offering high quality dental solutions as well as healthy, happy smiles!
One of the unique and accommodating ways we help to relax nervous and apprehensive children who visit us is to let them sit in our kid-friendly waiting rooms, where they can watch TV or even play video games! After a few minutes, you'll be pleased to see your son or daughter become notably more calm and stress-free. At Kids Care, we care.
With offices in Roseville, Stockton, Elk Grove, Lodi, Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Sacramento and Calvine amongst others, we would love to be your Northern California family dentist of choice. If you are a new parent who is nervous about introducing their child to a dental environment for the first time, the skilled team at Kids Care Dental and Orthodontics can help! Schedule an appointment today at 844-616-5437.
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