Dentistry for Kids
It is important to teach children good dental hygiene habits early in life to keep their teeth healthy and their smiles bright. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums should be one of their top priorities, not only for the kids but also for adults. To maintain a healthy and attractive smile and maintain a healthy diet, Jason Widner DMD Family Dentistry will make it a more soothing and comforting experience for kids to create better associations and improve their chances of forming good oral hygiene habits.
A skilled pediatric dentist, such as those on our team, can improve the aesthetic quality of a child’s smile. Our team can assist in all of your child’s dental needs, whether they still have their baby teeth or have gained their second set of teeth.
Benefits of Dentistry for Kids
Kids need to develop healthy oral habits that will hopefully continue into adulthood. Reminding your kids to clean their teeth can sometimes be difficult, but it’s the most basic and crucial part of children’s dentistry.
By instilling in their minds that having healthy gums and teeth contributes greatly to their overall health, and setting a good example by showing them that you brush your teeth regularly, your children will eventually learn to care for their teeth themselves. Children’s dentistry helps prevent tooth decay and ensures that young patients enjoy a pain-free and embarrassment-free smile.
Oral hygiene starts at home and is important in ensuring that teeth last a lifetime the way they are meant to, but it’s not enough to maintain oral health. A visit with our professionals is a must if you want your kids to have healthy gums and teeth. The problem is, kids usually dread going to the dentist, and even dentists themselves who were also once children once no doubt experienced dental phobia. This is the reason why a child’s very first dental visit must be a positive experience so that they will develop a healthy attitude toward children’s dentistry. Our team will ensure that you and your child have a positive experience.
Importance of Visiting a Pediatric Dentist
Ideally, your children should see our professionals when their first teeth erupt. Babies may begin teething at around three months old, but the first set of teeth usually don’t show up until they are about six or seven months old. Our pediatric dental professionals use safe, relaxing, and child-friendly techniques to make children’s dentistry comfortable and positive.
Children’s dentistry involves ensuring that young patients experience dental procedures in a gentle and soothing environment. Their philosophy is not to rush young patients to complete the treatments; instead, our professionals first try to build trust with our patients prior to performing procedures. Our professionals know how to deal with young patients, overall contributing to an environment that is fun and relaxed.
Our pediatric dental team strives to make this new journey for your child a fun, rewarding experience. There is no doubt, your child’s path to optimal dental health starts here! For more information, and to find out how your kids can benefit from a visit to our office, call Jason Widner DMD Family Dentistry at 425-868-0123 today.