Why Pediatric Dentistry is Important
Dentistry is about keeping teeth and mouths as healthy as possible, while performing any reconstructive work when necessary for the health and benefit of each patient. Many dental professionals would agree that preventive dentistry is the best way to keep a patient’s mouth and teeth healthy.
Pediatric dentistry is the most effective and efficient form of preventive dentistry. What we do in our office is establish a ground-work and a firm foundation for your children that will last a lifetime. The work done in our office is meant to help your children have positive experiences, and develop the best habits, healthy trust and great health.
In accordance with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the best time to start establishing these habits and relationships is by the time your child reaches his/her first birthday. General dentists usually won’t see 1 year old children, and they aren’t specifically trained to take care of children that are one year old. Some general dentists will treat your children like they are just small adults. In our office, we know better. The reason why residencies are required to become pediatric dentists is because the treatment done and the kind of treatment pediatric dentistry uses requires special training that general dentists don’t receive.
Our practice can offer you the best kind of treatment and service available, at the same prices that a general dentist would charge you and your family. Especially when it doesn’t cost you anything more, we recommend you take your children to doctors who have received the required training to take care of their dental needs.