At Sunshine Smiles Dental Care, we understand the importance of children’s dentistry in fostering a lifetime of healthy smiles. Led by our experienced dentists, Dr. Mike Horng and Dr. Roberto Aleman, our pediatric dental services in Takoma Park, MD are designed to provide a comfortable and welcoming environment for your child’s oral health needs.
Children’s dentistry, also known as pediatric dentistry, is a specialized branch of dental care that focuses on the unique oral health needs of infants, children, adolescents, and teenagers. It involves preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services tailored to address the dental concerns of young patients.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that a child’s first dental visit should occur by their first birthday or within six months of the eruption of their first tooth. Early dental visits help establish a positive relationship between the child and their dentist and allow for early intervention if any dental issues arise.
To prepare your child for their first dental visit at Sunshine Smiles Dental Care, consider the following tips:
Dental anxiety is common among children, but our team at Sunshine Smiles Dental Care is experienced in helping young patients feel at ease. Some strategies we use to prevent dental anxiety include:
The cost of pediatric dentistry can vary depending on the specific services required. At Sunshine Smiles Dental Care, we are committed to providing transparent pricing and working with you to accommodate your budget. We accept various insurance plans and offer flexible payment options to make your child’s dental care accessible.
At Sunshine Smiles Dental Care, we believe that early and regular dental care is essential for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Schedule your child’s dental appointment today by calling 301-565-8889. Dr. Mike Horng and Dr. Roberto Aleman are here to provide compassionate and expert pediatric dental care in Takoma Park, MD. Together, we can help your child develop a foundation of good oral health habits that will last a lifetime. Your child’s smile is our top priority!