Making Your Child’s First Dentist Visit a Positive Experience

Make your child's first dentist visit a friendly experience with the Pediatric Dental Center.

At the Pediatric Dental Center in Kentucky, we understand the importance of children’s dental health. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing the best, most comfortable care for your little ones, ensuring their dental experience is positive from the start.

Preparing for the Visit

Before your child’s first visit, one of our registered dental hygienists will reach out to address any questions or concerns you may have. We schedule all new patients with a parent for the initial visit, allowing us to get acquainted with you and your child while providing essential information about oral health care at home.

Comfort and Support

We strive to create a welcoming environment, especially for our youngest patients. During the exam, children can sit on a parent’s lap for added comfort and security. Parents are encouraged to accompany their children throughout the cleaning and examination process, fostering trust and confidence.

Building Healthy Habits

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child’s first visit by their first birthday or when the first tooth appears. By establishing us as your child’s dental home early on, we can implement preventive habits and detect any issues promptly. Regular visits every six months include comprehensive care, from cleaning and examinations to fluoride application and X-rays.

Making the Experience Positive

To ensure a positive experience, it’s essential to approach the visit with a positive attitude and avoid instilling unnecessary fear. Scheduling appointments early in the day, reading books about dental visits, and making it a highlight of the day can help alleviate anxiety. However, it’s crucial not to give instructions or use frightening language, as this may heighten apprehension.

Connect with Us

At the Pediatric Dental Center, we’re committed to making dentistry fun and enjoyable for your child. By prioritizing comfort, education, and preventive care, we aim to instill lifelong habits for a healthy smile. Schedule your child’s first visit today and embark on a journey toward optimal dental health!

If you’re seeking dentistry for children in Crestview Hills, Burlington, or Cold Spring, KY, contact us at The Pediatric Dental Center to schedule an appointment.

Contact the Pediatric Dental Center for a positive dentist experience!

5495 N Bend Rd Ste 102
Burlington, Kentucky 41005

Phone: 859-534-5640

220 Thomas More Pkwy
Crestview Hills, KY 41017
Phone: 859-341-3012

418 Cross Roads Blvd
Cold Spring, KY 41076
Phone: 859-341-3012