Good dental hygiene is crucial to helping children develop healthy teeth, now and for the future. In fact, as they grow older, proper dental care can even help them avoid such adult problems as heart disease, stroke and diabetes!
At Vital Smiles, we have experienced general dentists on staff who would be honored to be a part of your child’s introduction to dentistry. We recommend that you bring your children in for a thorough, professional dental examination and cleaning every six months after the initial visit.
Between visits, you should also make sure they’re brushing their teeth twice a day with an American Dental Association-accepted fluoride toothpaste, and flossing at least once a day to get rid of the food particles and bacteria toothbrushes just can’t reach. When your child is here, we’re happy to show them the proper way to brush and floss, in order to keep their teeth healthy now and for the long term. For more information, please see our Dental Tips page.
You’ll also be happy to know that dental exams and cleaning, like most of our other procedures, are covered by Medicaid, ALL Kids and most dental insurance.