Our Greensboro, NC child’s dental office puts a strong emphasis on prevention of dental disease. The best way to prevent dental problems from occurring is to practice good at-home dental hygiene and to teach your children how to do the same. Infant tooth care can consist of wiping down the gum tissue with a clean cloth after feedings. For older children, their oral hygiene habits should be the same as yours – brushing at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily, and visiting the dentist every six months for a dental cleaning and a checkup.
If and when your child has received all of his or her baby teeth (including the six-year-old molars), you may want to consider dental sealants, which can help prevent decay from occurring in the hard-to-reach areas of your child’s mouth.
Here at Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry, we have four main ways of practicing preventative dental care for your children. These are:
If you’d like to learn more about how we prevent dental disease or to make an appointment for your children to receive a dental checkup or dental sealants, please contact Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry. We see patients from Greensboro, Summerfield, and Oak Ridge; as well as the children living within neighborhoods like New & Old Irving Park, Forest Valley, Friendly Acres, and more.