Category Archives: Choosing A Dentist
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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child’s first dental visit should be by 12 months of age.
Normally, the first visit consists of a thorough and complete oral examination, prophylaxis (cleaning and polishing of the teeth provided by one of our doctors), appropriate x-rays, fluoride application, oral hygiene instructions, treatment plan and parent consultation. Continue reading
Ask about the extent of the dentist’s training and clinical experience in performing the specific procedure you may require. For example, not all dentists are trained in specific cosmetic dentistry procedures. In addition, certain procedures, such as an anterior porcelain veneer, may serve both an esthetic and functional need. A procedure that satisfies both needs might be the better option when compared with a standard functional restoration offering no esthetic benefit, but you will need to investigate which dentists have the training and experience to perform the procedure that best meets your needs.