Children’s Dentistry at Caterham Smiles
Children's Dentistry Faqs
At around the age of six months your your child’s very first tooth may appear. Once this happens we suggest bringing them to the dentist. It can be essential to introduce your child to the dentist and familiarise them with the surroundings, this will prevent potenial future phobia or fear of the dentist.
Regular examinations at this early stage will help your child feel relaxed about attending dental appointments, we can’t stress enough just how much early visits make a significant difference. Caterham Smiles prides itself on our friendly and welcoming atmosphere especially for Children.
We can aid you with all the advice you require from the early stages. At Caterham Smiles, we offer a vast amount of helpful advice for tots, including all relevant dietary advice and how your child can use dental tools. We are here to will help your child understand the importance of good dental health.
To further protect your child’s teeth, we would recommend fixing a fissure sealant to your child’s permanent teeth. This can be added around the age of six or seven.
We suggest adding this when they start to emerge, as it can be highly beneficial to stop bacteria from entering. This clear plastic coating covers the narrow grooves on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth; it can also help prevent tooth decay. It will also help strengthen enamel and make your child’s teeth more resistant to decay.