Should I Bring My Child to a Pediatric Dentist?

 If your child has never been to the dentist’s before, it can be overwhelming to figure out where you should begin. After all, that first appointment can have a big impact on how your child feels about dental care for years to come. You want to pick the perfect dental care provider.

Is a pediatric dentist right for your family?

What A Pediatric Dentist Does

A pediatric dentist is a dentist with an additional two to three years of formal training in child psychology and anatomy. Pediatric dentists are truly specialists who know how to handle a lot of difficult situations.

The truth is, however, your child may not need specialist services. Most kids do just fine visiting the same family dentist as they grow up.

What if your child has unique needs, such as health or developmental difficulties or a severe phobia? One of the dentists at Shoreline Dental Care will make a referral to an office that’s equipped to meet those needs.

Early Dental Visits – Essential To Healthy Smiles!

Whether you choose to see a specialist or opt for a family dentist, you’re doing a great thing for your children. Benefits of seeing a dentist while your kids are quite young include:

  • Tips on keeping your child’s teeth healthy
  • Tracking smile development
  • Preventive treatments to avoid decay
  • Early intervention to avoid more complex dental problems in the future

Pediatric Dentistry On The Emerald Coast

A visit to Shoreline Dental Care really is a family affair! Not only do we understand the joys and challenges of raising kids, but we’ve centered our practice around providing general dentistry for the whole family.

Your children may find it a lot easier to get used to dental treatment when surrounded by familiar faces. Why not let mom and dad’s dentist be their dentist too?

For the best pediatric dentistry in Milford or West Haven pick one of our two fine family practices. We can’t wait to give your kids a healthy start with the best dental experience possible.

You can even book a visit on Saturday, so that the kids don’t have to miss school. Call us today to schedule a visit!