What Does my Child's First Visit Look Like?
By starting scheduled visits to the dentist at a young age, you set your child up for a lifetime of healthy dental behaviors. Your first visit to a My Kid's Dentist practice should leave a lasting positive impression for both you and your child. You should plan to schedule your first appointment with a My Kid's Dentist professional upon the eruption of the first tooth or no later than your child's first birthday.
Your first visit will be a short visit. You can expect the following during your first visit:
- Valuable knowledge about your child's oral health growth.
- A take home plan including information about flossing, brushing, proper nutrition, and the importance of fluorides.
- Information about Early Child Caries (may be attributed to misuse of sippy cups or improper nursing habits) and a caries risk evaluation for your child.
- What you, as a parent can do to avoid harm to your child's teeth and mouth area.
- What you need to know
about preventing injuries
to the mouth and teeth.
- Details on pacifier,
finger,and thumb routines
and how these affect