Oral hygiene is an integral part of protecting the child’s health. While regular brushing and flossing are vital, seeing the dentist every six months for a thorough inspection is important too. The inspection also gives an opportunity to ask questions about any development or issues you’ve encountered.
We will inspect your child’s teeth and gums at routine check-ups to see whether there is any tooth decay or gum disease. An X-ray is sometimes taken to enable the dentist to see the whole tooth, including the root.
Several factors, such as your child’s age, health, and risk of tooth decay, can influence how often he or she should have a dental exam. Consider the following general guidelines:
GoKids Pediatric Dentistry provides supportive, specialist dental services to a variety of children, including those with special healthcare conditions, a complicated medical disorder, or who need sedation for dental treatment. Dr. Sonam Shah is uniquely certified to offer emergency dental services and preventive dental services in Fort Mill, SC and Charlotte, NC that can help ensure your child’s optimal health, such as:
Since each patient is special, our pediatric dentists are committed to tailoring preventive dentistry care programs to meet the specific needs of each child. Our Fort Mill’s pediatric dental clinic has been assisting with brightening children’s smiles. Learn more about common dental conditions and health care provided by GoKids Pediatrics Dentistry, or book an appointment online.