COMMON PEDIATRIC DENTAL FAQS
FOCUSED ON EDUCATION
Informed and educated parents or guardians will be better prepared to help their child maintain proper oral health through their growing years. We encourage involvement during every stage of your child’s journey and welcome all your questions and concerns. We strive to openly communicate to both you and your child about all aspects of treatment, especially if your child feels anxious about visiting a pediatric dentist. From thumb sucking to dental sealants and fluoride treatment, we are here to answer any questions you may have about your child’s dental care.
HEALTHY HABITS BEGIN WITH TEAMWORK
Your child may adopt oral health habits, whether good or bad, by watching you. We are dedicated to providing your child with excellence in pediatric dental care as much as we are dedicated to keeping you informed and educated about your child’s oral health through every stage of their growth and development. Your questions and concerns are encouraged, and we welcome discussions that pertain to the dental health of your child. In this way, we can work as a team to help be good teachers and role models when it comes to the oral health habits of your child.
PEDIATRIC DENTAL CARE FAQS
What Is The Benefit Of Taking My Child To A Pediatric Dentist? Why A Board Certified Pediatric Dentist?
How Often Should I Take My Child To See A Pediatric Dentist
Is Thumb Sucking Harmful To My Child
Can My Child Benefit From Dental Sealants?
How Does My Child’s Diet Affect Their Oral Health?
How Do I Care For My Child’s Teeth?
What If My Child Has A Dental Emergency?
Is It Necessary For My Child To Receive X-Rays?
Is My Child Getting Enough Fluoride?
How Can My Child’s Teeth Be Protected In Sports?
ESTABLISHING GREAT ORAL HEALTH NOW AND FOR THE FUTURE
The sole priority of a pediatric dentist is to provide dental care for children, from infants to adolescents, in addition to special needs children. Unlike adults, children need special dental care and attention like monitoring of their growth and how their teeth and jaw are developing. Pediatric dentists, like Dr. Maribel Santos-Cordero, choose to undergo the required additional education to provide care for this age group and are specifically trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat oral health concerns as they relate to children specifically. We can provide Dr. Santos-Cordero can provide the comprehensive pediatric dental care your child needs to have great oral health now and in the future.