After those four steps are completed, it is all about education. We will discuss our clinical findings, provide guidance on what is to come in your child’s dental future, answer questions and discuss oral hygiene.
Most importantly, your child will leave with a toothbrush, toy, and hopefully a smile.
Fluoride varnish is painted on the teeth
Then comes the mirror where we “count the teeth” and sing/ say the ABCs as baby teeth are labeled by letter
Floss sticks to check for teeth that touch is next.
We begin with utilizing a toothbrush, a tool children should be familiar with due to toothbrushing at home.
At Skyview Pediatric Dentistry, a child’s first dental visit is focused on familiarizing the child to the dental environment. Although we love for kids to sit in the dental chair where we have cushions specially designed for children, we want the child comfortable. Sitting on mom or dad’s lap is perfectly fine.
What to expect for your first visit