Oral Health Is Important at Every Age and Every Stage. Encouraging your child to practice proper oral health care and keeping up with their pediatric dentistry checkups, will go a long way to ensure their dental health today, and for the rest of their lives. Make your child’s next pediatric dental appointment with Dr. Kirk and the family friendly team at Grand Dental Studio today. Dr. Kirk is a highly qualified family dentist. Grand Dental Studios proudly serves patients of all ages throughout OKC, Midwest City, Deer Creek, Yukon, Edmond, Moore, Nichols Hills, and the surrounding communities.
How Do Pediatric Dentistry Appointments Protect Your Child’s Smile?
- Regular dental cleanings will prevent decay and promote a lifetime of healthy dental behavior.
- Regular dental cleanings can help your child prevent gum disease and the loss of their permanent teeth.
- Regular dental cleanings remove the decay causing tartar that can’t be removed by brushing alone.
- Regular dental cleanings get rid of stains that can’t be removed with brushing and flossing.
- Regular dental checkups will ensure that malocclusion issues are addressed in the earliest stages.
- Dr. Kirk can protect your child’s teeth from decay with dental sealants and fluoride treatments.
Seven Pediatric Dentistry Tips to Promote Your Child’s Healthy Smile
- Make sure your child uses fluoride based toothpaste for maximum protection from dental decay.
- Use only a pea-sized dab of toothpaste for children aged 3-6, and only slightly more for older children.
- Teach your child to spit out and not swallow toothpaste when they’re done brushing.
- For children under 3, start brushing their teeth with a children’s toothbrush and no more than a grain of rice sized quantity of fluoride toothpaste.
- Teach your child to place the toothbrush at an angle against their gums as they brush.
- Teach your child to move the brush back and forth in short, gentle strokes.
- Teach your child to always brush the front, back, and top of their teeth.
Be proactive with your child’s dental health. Make an appointment with Dr. Kirk for your child’s dental checkup and cleaning today. Dr. Kirk is a trusted pediatric dentistry expert. Grand Dental Studio proudly serves families daily throughout OKC, Midwest City, Deer Creek, Yukon, Edmond, Moore, Nichols Hills, and nearby cities.