A lifetime of good dental health starts with proper care and instruction at an early age. In addition to developing healthy at-home dental hygiene techniques, at San Pablo Dental Care we offer a two-tiered plan for young patients.
A Good Introduction
Your child should have his or her first dental appointment around the age of three, or earlier in some cases. This is when one of our excellent doctors will be able to identify any baby-tooth decay, and evaluate your child’s overall dental health. After that, your child should see the dentist every six months for professional cleaning. We understand that a child’s first time at the dentist can be anxiety-provoking, which is why our doctors treat each young patient (and nervous parent) with “kid gloves,” ensuring a worry-free, educational environment.
Two preventive measures
Young teeth need more preventive care than adult teeth.
- Sealants: Sealants invisibly coat the surface of the teeth, filling in tiny crevices and cracks that could otherwise become a home to cavities. They also help protect against damage from plaque and acids.
- Fluoride: Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that strengths the enamel when applied to teeth. It is painlessly and comfortably applied with special care in a short time.
More information on Sealants and Fluoride Treatments.
San Pablo Dental Care looks forward to helping your child begin a lifetime of excellent dental health. If you live in the Berkeley, Oakland or San Francisco area, please call: (510) 232-3143 or Send an Email today to find out more information on pediatric dentistry or schedule a Complimentary Consultation.
We offer a discounted Welcome Children’s Exam and Cleaning for all new child patients.