Bethlehem Town Family Dental

When should kids have their first dental visit and what should I expect from the visit?

kids dentist glenmont nyBoth the ADA (American Dental Association) and AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) recommend that you bring your child for their first visit when their first tooth erupts. For children from one to three years old, we’ll do a simple oral exam to make sure everything is developing properly. We’ll also review proper home care with parents to ensure good oral hygiene for the child.

If your child is receptive, we would attempt to do a child cleaning on their baby teeth. But we don’t want to frighten your child if they’re not receptive, so we may choose to reschedule the cleaning for another time. 

For kids four and older, we are usually able to do an exam, a child cleaning, and x-rays if needed. In most cases, we usually don’t take x-rays until around the age of five or six.

However, if we see cavities on a younger child, we will try to take x-rays to make sure we can get a full view of what’s happening inside their teeth and find all the cavities present. This way, we can treat the cavities early and restore the child's oral health. If the patient does not allow us to take x-rays, we would try again in six months.

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