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Pediatric dentistry lays the foundation for a child’s oral wellness throughout life. Here are three tips for what to look for when choosing a dentist for your child.
Pediatric dentists undergo special training in medical school that equips them to take care of needs that are unique to children. You’ll want a pediatric dentist that is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists, which requires that members take continuing education.
Finda dental practice where your child is comfortable. Is the office attractive to your child? Is the staff friendly? Does the dentist have a good chair-side manner with your child? Do the dentist and staff take time with you and your child?
Make visits to the dentist stress-free for you and your child. Choose a location that is convenient to school, work or home, whichever is most important when it comes to getting to appointments. What about office hours? They need to fit your work schedule and your child’s school schedule. Also, be sure your dentist takes your insurance coverage and that staff explains coverage and co-pays.
With these three tips, you’ll pick the perfect partner in your child’s dental hygiene. Visit this website to find a pediatric dentist in Morrisville.