Our team at AZ Dental wants to care for your child’s smile right from the beginning. Our dentists recommend that you bring your child in for their first visit once they receive their first baby tooth. During your child’s visit, Dr. Pang will help your child feel comfortable and relaxed while they sit in the dental chair. We will also provide parents with tips to give their child the best at-home dental care possible. We welcome you to schedule your child’s first dental visit in Sunnyvale, California, by calling us at 408-738-1000. We look forward to caring for your child’s smile!

Protecting your child’s teeth is a life-long mission, which starts from the moment your child receives their first tooth. The American Dental Association has provided guidelines as to when children should receive their dental care. It is recommended that children visit the dentist within six months of receiving their first dental tooth, and no later than their first birthday. When you take your child to the dentist from the beginning, it is easier to protect their teeth from decay or damage, as well as prevent future problems with both their baby and permanent teeth.

During your child’s first visit, our pedodontist will examine your child’s mouth to check for signs of tooth decay or gum damaged that can arise from a variety of things, including excessive use of a bottle and drinking sugary juices instead of water. Our pedodontist will also help you know how to best care for your child’s teeth at home. We will discuss things such as daily brushing, diet, and when it is appropriate to use fluoride toothpaste. We will also be happy to answer any questions you may have.

As you continue to bring your child into our office, our pedodontist will monitor their growth and look for signs of any abnormalities so that treatment can be provided early on. By bringing your child in for dental care from the time they receive their first tooth, you can keep your child’s smile beautiful and healthy! We welcome you to contact us for further information about your child’s first dental visit.