Pediatric Dentistry

Does your child feel nervous or hesitant when it’s time for a dental checkup? It’s more common than you can imagine. At Contemporary Dental Care, Dr. Khan and his team offer a welcoming and friendly environment for kids of all ages, helping them feel at ease right from the moment they walk in.

We provide a wide range of pediatric dentistry services to maintain the bright, precious smiles of your young ones!

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    Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

    Children are often more susceptible to common dental issues such as cavities or gum infections. In most children, the first set of teeth appears around the age of 6 months. At this age, prolonged use of feeding bottles or pacifiers can impact the health and alignment of their primary teeth.

    Dental caries is a major oral health concern as it is very common among children. Excessive intake of sweets, candies, or artificial juices can cause cavities, which may eventually lead to tooth infection.

    For this reason, we recommend visiting our pediatric dentist at an early stage to maintain your child’s oral health.

    During these visits, we will also evaluate the alignment of your child’s teeth and ensure they are erupting in a proper pattern. It also helps determine whether your child will require early orthodontic treatment for a healthy, beautiful smile.

    Questions About Pediatric Dentistry?

    What Is The Right Age To Visit A Pediatric Dentist

    Our dentists believe that preventive oral care begins from an early age. According to the recommendation of the American Dental Association, you can take your child for a dental visit as soon as their first teeth appear in the oral cavity.

    From this visit onward, we can evaluate and track your child’s oral health, ensuring that their teeth and jaws develop normally.

    Our pediatric dentistry services are designed for kids of all ages. Visiting a dentist at an early age can help your child become more familiar with dental checkups and oral care.

    During these appointments, our dentists will also educate them about oral hygiene practices, so they can keep their smile healthy and cavity-free in the long run.

    What To Expect From A Pediatric Dentistry Consultation

    Starting from the first visit, our dental professionals will pay special attention to your child’s oral care needs. During the initial consultation, we will discuss your child’s dental history and oral habits (such as thumb sucking, pacifier use, etc.).

    Our dentist will then perform an oral exam to assess the health status of their teeth and gums. The procedure is completely non-invasive and pain-free. If we detect any possible risk factors, we will take immediate measures to address them before they impact your kid’s oral health.

    As a part of pediatric dentistry, we also offer preventive dental care, including fluoride treatments and dental sealants, to avoid the risk of cavities among children. With these measures, they can keep a radiant smile for years to come!

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    Let us help maintain the precious smiles of your little ones with our pediatric dentistry services. Call us today to schedule a consultation with our experienced dentists.

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