Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

You can make your child’s first dental visit enjoyable and positive. Tell your child in advance that they will be meeting some nice grownups that will help them take care of their teeth. For younger children, try reading some children books before your visit or have fun role-playing, acting like you or your child are the dentist. We may also ask you to hold very young children in your lap during their first exam.

At Your First Dental Visit

We will review brushing and flossing techniques as well as clean and polish your child’s teeth depending on their age and cooperation. X-rays may be taken and will be based on your child’s age, dental development, and cavity risk. Our initial appointment also includes a nutrition and preventive consultation. If treatment is indicated, we will develop a written treatment plan and review it with you in detail, explaining our findings and recommendation.

Free Peek-A-Boo Visits for Children Under 2

We offer a complimentary visit called “peek-a-boo”. This is an informative visit in which we will discuss:

  • oral hygiene
  • tooth eruption patterns
  • nutrition
  • fluoride
  • early childhood cavities
  • injury/trauma prevention
  • oral habits (pacifier, thumb and finger sucking)

In San Jose or Campbell, CA? Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Whether you’re looking to schedule your child’s first dental visit or just a “peek-a-boo” visit we can help. Simply call, text, or contact us using the form on this page!

Your child's first dental visit with one of the premier providers of pediatric dentistry for children in San Jose will be easy.
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