A first glance, your child’s dental health probably looks fine. But, a quick look at their teeth doesn’t always show dental problems that may be occurring, which is why it is so important for your child to visit a Carlsbad pediatric dentist on a regular basis. Consistent checkups can help your child to avoid cavities in several ways.
First of all, the dentist will help to identify early signs of dental health problems, so that those problems can be remedied without major treatment. Additionally, regular cleanings can help to avoid cavities and gum disease, and it is a great time for the child to interact with a Carlsbad pediatric dentist so that the child understands the importance of good dental health. The dentist will talk with the child about how they should be brushing and flossing their teeth every day in order to maintain healthy teeth.
Another beneficial aspect of visiting a pediatric dentist is the fact that the child can receive a fluoride treatment which helps to strengthen teeth and avoid cavities. Many dentists suggest fluoride treatments at check-up appointments in order to prevent tooth decay.
Call Carlsbad Children’s Dentistry to schedule an appointment and learn about the different services that are available in our office: (760) 633-1131