Many parents wonder how their 2 year old is going to sit in a dental chair for a checkup. For most parents, they imagine a toddler dental visit will look the same as going for their own dental checkup. Pediatric dentists are specifically trained in techniques to help make a toddler visit age appropriate while […]
Many parents think that changing your child’s dental provider is a complicated process. It is actually quite the opposite! Switching is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
A few weeks ago, I was that parent. My daughter Ayana (age 3) was diagnosed with a cavity by me. My first thought was, “My child has a cavity!” I realized that this was not a question I was asking, but a declarative statement of frustration for me as a parent.
Lets Talk Tears…
We always try our best to provide our families a smooth experience. However, at certain ages a new setting, new face and simply someone invading your “personal space” can be scary.
Tears at the dentist are never easy. However as a pediatric dental specialist, I have a few tips that will help prevent and if necessary work through crying.