We understand that a child's dental experience sets the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Our Edmonton dental clinic is dedicated to providing specialized and compassionate dental care for children of all ages. We believe in making dental visits fun, educational, and stress-free, ensuring your little ones develop positive oral health habits from an early age.
We recommend scheduling your child's first dental visit by their first birthday or when their first tooth emerges. Early visits help establish a positive relationship with the dentist and allow us to monitor your child's oral development.
Discuss the visit in a positive light, emphasizing the importance of maintaining healthy teeth. Avoid using negative terms or sharing personal dental anxieties. Our staff is experienced in creating a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for children.
During a check-up, our pediatric dentist will examine your child's teeth, gums, and jaw. Cleanings and preventive treatments, such as fluoride applications, may be performed. We'll also discuss any concerns or provide guidance on proper oral hygiene practices.
Regular dental check-ups are recommended every six months. However, the frequency may vary based on your child's individual oral health needs. Our pediatric dentist will discuss a personalized schedule during your visit.
Yes, dental X-rays are safe and essential for diagnosing potential issues that may not be visible during a visual examination. We use modern, low-radiation digital X-ray technology to minimize exposure.
Encourage a balanced diet, limit sugary snacks, and establish a routine of regular brushing and flossing. Our dental team will provide guidance on effective oral hygiene practices and offer preventive treatments like sealants to protect your child's teeth.