If there is one thing that you can do to ensure your child’s dental health from the time he grows his first teeth until he reaches adulthood, it would be to take him to a children’s dentist in San Diego. If you haven’t done so yet, it would be a good idea to plan for a visit around the time of his first birthday, or when his first teeth have appeared. This way, you will be giving him a good head start in dental care routines that he will hopefully continue as he gets older.
As the parent, you have an important role to perform as well. It is your responsibility to brush and floss your child’s teeth while he is still at the age when he is unable to do the job properly–or at all. As he grows older, you can begin to let him brush his own teeth (although you will probably have to keep flossing them for him), and provide him with the guidance he needs to do it right.
Beyond these basic tasks, you will need to rely on the children’s dentist in San Diego. From tooth extractions to routine cleaning, a pediatric will be able to handle most dental concerns that your child will have as he grows up. Given his role, the pediatric dentist serves as the most helpful ally you have in ensuring your child’s dental health.
Learn more about pediatric dentists. Call Children’s Dentistry of San Diego at (858) 536-1111 and we will provide you with more information.