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Mother and daugter brushing, Prevent dental disease.

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.

Preventative Dental Care in Greensboro, North Carolina

Here at Piedmont Pediatric Dentistry, we have four main ways of practicing preventative dental care for your children. These are:

  • Practicing good at-home oral hygiene and dietary modifications if necessary
  • Dental cleaning and oral exams every six months with Dr. Naomi Lane
  • Developing an individualize prevention plan which may include fluoride varnish, silver diamine fluoride, and/or sealants.
  • Orthodontic evaluations with Dr. Lane

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.