It can be difficult to know when to bring your child along for their first routine check-up. Here at Beverley House, we recommend bringing your child along when their first tooth erupts as this is an ideal time to familiarise them with the environment of the dental practice.
Your child’s early years are crucial, shaping their general health and the habits they take into their older years. In the UK, 90% of hospital tooth extractions among children aged 0-5 are down to avertible tooth decay, emphasising just how essential preventative care is. During your child’s early appointments with us, we’ll show them how to brush correctly and explain the importance of healthy eating, focusing on positive reinforcement. We’re also here to support parents, advising how you can help your child sustain good habits at home.
Our patient and friendly team have years of experience working with children. We will always take the time to reassure nervous children, helping to build their confidence and form a good rapport with what it means to visit the dentist. You should make sure you book you child two routine appointments each year; this allows us to check their teeth over as they develop and identify any potential problems, ensuring they don’t follow your child into adulthood.
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