The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

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From the time the first tooth erupts in child’s mouth, it needs to be cared for. A caregiver will need to make sure that they are brushing the tooth every day to ensure that future dental erosion and tooth decay cannot arise. Continue cleaning their teeth as they grow in until the child is responsible enough to be able to adequately clean their mouth on their own. Furthermore, always make sure to bring them in to visit with their pediatric dentist for oral examinations and professional cleanings.

Did you know that pediatric dentists require extra years of training, beyond regular dentistry to help provide better oral health care for children? Well, it’s true! These years of extra training help provide expert knowledge about your children’s oral health. There are a wide variety of treatment options that can work for many different needs. Luckily, your dentist knows these procedures and which procedure will be best for your child’s specific needs.

Dr. R. Bruce Howell and our team would love to see your child at our office in Orem, Utah. Our dentist at Orem Pediatric Dentistry can help you find which pediatric dentistry treatment will work best for them. To set up an appointment, please call us at 801-802-7200. Our team is always happy to help you and your family in any way we can.