Healthy smiles for life start with children’s dentistry in Burlington
There is probably nothing more valuable to you in the whole world than the wellbeing of your child. When you put your little one’s dental wellness and appearance in our hands, we take that responsibility seriously. The team at Mount Royal Dental partners with you
in the fight against cavities, and in developing healthy dental habits early.
Here are just a few of the ways we approach children’s dentistry to keep young patients in the Burlington area smiling:
- Parental education – Whether you are a new parent or have cared for several children, you are bound to have questions. Besides, the field of dentistry is continually evolving, with new treatment options, materials, techniques, and preventive philosophies. We take time to share information and answer questions about your child’s dental care. You can count on hands-on demonstrations of brushing and flossing, and good advice to help your child enjoy oral wellness.
- Shadowing – We encourage you to bring your small child along to your own regular examination appointments. This is a great opportunity to familiarize the child with the sights, sounds, people, and positive atmosphere at Mount Royal Dental, before his or her first time in the chair.
- First visit – We recommend scheduling your child’s initial dental appointment right after the third birthday (sooner, if you have any concerns). You may choose to hold the little on your lap while we gently examine the mouth and gums. This visit is usually a brief cleaning and assessment. We may take x-rays as a baseline for monitoring oral development and to be sure adult teeth are ready to come in properly.
- Communication – From small tyke to teenager, your child is treated as a valued patient – someone we know by name and look forward to seeing. We speak directly to him or her, in age-appropriate terms, to explain procedures and answer questions.
- Prevention – You don’t want your child to have the discomfort of tooth decay, and neither do we. To avoid cavities, we recommend fluoride treatments and provide nutritional counseling. As your child grows, he or she may participate in sports. We can help to keep teeth and mouth safe with custom-fit sports mouth guards.
- Gentle care – Despite your best efforts and ours, dental problems may occur. We provide a broad range of restorative services using current techniques and technologies, to address those issues promptly, with little or no discomfort.
Your child deserves the best possible chance for a beautiful, healthy smile
now and for years to come. Children’s dentistry at Mount Royal Dental in Burlington is the first step on the path to a lifetime of smiles. Call (905) 581-9912
to get started.
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