It is our aim that every child in this practice should have a sound, healthy, beautiful smile and be treated in a caring, gentle environment where a visit to the dentist is something to look forward to.
Prevention of dental disease in children should begin at the moment the first tooth appears. As soon as the teeth are in the mouth, they should be cleaned gently with a soft brush and a tiny amount of children’s fluoride containing toothpaste. Children are highly susceptible to dental decay and the aim to deliver a child into adulthood with sound teeth requires active prevention from the outset.
Regular visits to the dentist are essential in the identification and treatment of any problems at an early stage, whether caused by disease or development. We recommend that all children from the age of 2 yrs should attend for examination every 6 months. From an early age we can guide parents with regard to good cleaning and dietary habits. As the child grows, they gradually take responsibility for their own dental hygiene.