The health of your child’s teeth and gums impacts their body. Daily brushing and flossing are essential to keeping your child’s smile clean and bright. Professional teeth cleanings and exams are recommended every six months. This routine schedule will help your child to:
During your comprehensive dental exam, Dr. Hanna will check every tooth and all the soft tissues of your child’s mouth. The goal is to detect early signs of decay, disease and other issues. Digital x-rays may also be taken during this visit. Digital x-rays allow Dr. Hanna to see what is happening beyond the naked eye.
Using several dental tools, our hygienist will carefully remove all signs of plaque and tartar from your teeth. Lastly, your child’s teeth will be flossed and polished. After their teeth are flossed and polished, topical fluoride treatment is recommended to keep your child’s teeth healthy.