Many parents don’t realize their child should have their first dental visit between 6 months to one year old. By establishing routine dental care, your child will be set up for a lifetime of happy, beautiful smiles. Our kind, experienced and patient team is happy to work with your children to teach proper dental care, to detect cavities and to address any other oral conditions that are diagnosed.
With children, the most important part of our job is educating and motivating them to practice proper oral hygiene so that invasive dental procedures can be avoided into the future.
In some cases children are not cooperative and dentists cannot provide the necessary tasks for dental examination and care. At Story City Dental, we find that these issues are most often a child’s reaction to a bad, stressful experience at a different office. With all young patients, our goal is to provide the most stress-free experience possible. When we see your child, we will try to establish an environment of trust and care, and if cooperation continues to obstruct proper dental care, we will explore further options to ensure your child has good oral health, including if general anesthesia could be a good fit for the situation.