Children's Dentistry

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist: The “Lap Prophy”

Most general dentists will advocate that your child see a dentist for their first visit no later than age 2. Pediatric dentists suggest by age 1. A majority of dentists will say to begin when your child starts showing teeth. I agree with them all.

Children with Dental Anxiety

So many children come to the dentist and are thrilled to leave with a high five and a sticker, but many are ridiculously nervous. As a parent, there is a lot you can do to minimize your child’s anxiety.