Dental work can be expensive… and as a result, some parents delay scheduling dental appointments for their children because they are worried about the costs that may be accrued at the office. The truth is that delaying your child’s first visit to a San Diego kids dentist may result in higher costs later on, because child missed preventative treatments that may have been beneficial to help the child avoid dental decay and gum disease.
Think about it this way: when a child visits our San Diego kids dentist office for a cleaning and fluoride treatment, the costs are manageable, especially if you have an insurance plan that covers preventative treatments. On the other hand, if the appointment is delayed and the child starts to develop cavities, then the expenses will increase because more intensive treatments will be needed.
It is important for you to understand that money is not the only factor that may get worse with time. The reason that a child should visit a dentist on a regular basis is to avoid major dental problems and protect their dental health. Teaching children at a young age can help them to have good dental habits throughout their life.
At Children’s Dentistry of San Diego our goal is to help your child have healthy teeth. Call us at (858) 536-1111 to schedule your appointment.