Pediatric Dentist San Juan Capistrano
In short, pediatric dentistry is the focus on proper dental health of a child from their birth all the way up until they are teenagers. For pediatric dentists, it is required that they take an additional two to three years of extra training after receiving their general dentist degree to become a licensed pediatric dentist.
Our pediatricians are given comprehensive training on child psychology to ensure a safa, fun, and friendly environment for children during visits. This helps avoid and dental anxiety or phobias.
Expectations From a Children’s Dentist
Our San Juan Capistrano pediatric dentist wants to give your child the best opportunity to have a great smile with healthy teeth. They want to stress the responsibility your child’s baby teeth has for proper growth of adult teeth, good chewing habits, and more.
Vital purpose of our dentist includes:
- Observing growth - Before the first tooth comes out, your pediatric dentist can observe your child’s teeth so they can grow properly without worrying about crooked teeth. Once the teeth are out, you pediatric dentist will watch how the teeth grows after it is out.
- Dental Education - One of our pediatricians main goals is to teach children about proper dental care on how to brush teeth, floss, and more. We will use different ways to stress the importance of great oral hygiene to your child to ensure a brighter future.
- Prevention - Our pediatric dentist will help you prevent any tooth decay or any other dental issues by providing you a list of foods to avoid and other foods to eat. We will also talk about the importance of coming for your check-ups and cleanings for a healthy smile and teeth.