This may be your child's first experience with pediatric dentistry. If it is a regular checkup visit, we will examine the mouth, and check the teeth and gums. We will check the alignment of teeth and recommend orthodontic treatment if needed.We will see their hygiene habits and give suggestions on improvement. We will do a cleaning and topical fluoride treatment.
Dr. Bolar will decide if X-rays need to be taken. We will let you know beforehand.As this visit is an easy one, we try to make it cool and fun. This helps children overcome their fears, and helps them to become better acquainted with pediatric dentistry in a pleasurable manner.
HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CHILD FOR THE FIRST VISIT
A lot of information may lead your child to think that something is up.
Children are usually happy to know that they are going for a regular checkup.
Talk to them casually and avoid words like "hurt", "pull" or "pain". Let them know we will count and brush their teeth, give them a new toothbrush, toothpaste, stickers and a prize if they are good.