At Phinney Ridge Dental, we agree with the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry that states children should start seeing the dentist when the first baby tooth appears or by their first birthday. Baby teeth are temporary, but there’s a lot of oral growth and development taking place, even at this young age.
Preserving baby teeth is essential because they help guide permanent teeth into the correct position when they erupt. Preventive services like dental exams, teeth cleanings, fluoride, and dental sealants allow our children’s dentist in Seattle, WA to help maintain the health of baby teeth until they come out on their own.
Part of our children’s dentistry services includes educating parents about the importance of proper oral health care at home. You will be the guardian of your child’s smile for many years to come, and Dr. Bickel will be happy to answer your questions and address any concerns you have at our Seattle dentist office.
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If you worry about how your son or daughter will respond to their first dentist visit in 98103, rest assured that Dr. Bickel is exceptionally patient when working with his youngest patients. If it’s time to schedule your child’s first dental visit, please contact our Seattle dentist office to schedule an appointment.