Sheldon Family Dental

At what age should I bring my child in for their first dental visit?

We recommend that you bring your child in for their first “happy visit” around the age of two. This first visit will focus on helping your child get acclimated to the sights and sounds of the dental office and to get to know our team.

At this first visit, they will not likely have a teeth cleaning, unless your little one is particularly cooperative. We usually perform the first dental cleaning around the age of three, but we always go at your child’s pace and let them guide our efforts.

Dr. Ali and Dr. Carla have children of their own, so they know all of the many ways that children need special dental care. They strive to make every visit fun, interactive, educational, and stress-free for your little one, so they have a positive view of dentistry and their own oral care.

If it’s time for your child’s first dental appointment, we welcome you to contact our Canton dental office for compassionate and gentle children’s dentistry services like checkups, cleanings, fluoride, and dental sealants. We also offer nitrous oxide for kids who need a procedure, but who feel a little nervous about it.

We look forward to welcoming your entire family.

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