Pediatric Dentist in 95821
When you were a child, you may have been scared of visiting the dentist's office. Our pediatric dentist in 95821 goes the extra mile to ensure that your child finds her or his time here to be completely comfortable and even fun. That's right. Okay, we're not saying that a day here is going to be more enjoyable than a day at the amusement part, but with the lighthearted atmosphere that we provide as well as the patience and compassion exhibited by our entire staff, we're sure that your child is going to feel at home here.
A first trip to see our pediatric dentist in 95821 is both a get-acquainted session and an initial examination. We want your child to be familiar with us and with the tools and equipment that are used as part of a check-up. Familiarity melts away fear. Dr. Patel will do a physical inspection of his or her teeth, jaws, and gums, and then take x-rays for a more thorough look at what's going on inside your child's mouth. A dental cleaning will then removed plaque, tartar, and food remnants that have stubbornly remained despite your efforts with brushing and flossing for your child. Because plaque is the primary enemy of tooth enamel and gums, it's vital that it be removed and that's why we usually recommend twice yearly checkups. Depending on your child's unique situation, including overall health and risk factors.
Of course, education is a big part of good dental health. Our pediatric dentist in 95821 will give you tips on dealing with teething and discuss the benefits of fluoride treatments when it comes to cavity prevention. Nutrition plays an essential role in strong teeth and gums, and so that is another subject that will be discussed. The most important thing is that your child's primary (baby) teeth fall out on their normal schedule to make room for the permanent (adult) teeth to erupt. Dr. Patel will work in close partnership with you to take excellent care of your child's teeth and to set the stage for a lifetime of good dental well-being. It all starts with these early positive experiences. Call us today and schedule a first appointment for your child.
By Upen J Patel, DDS
November 25, 2015