Northborough Family Dental

What happens during my child’s first visit to the dentist?

We understand that your child’s first visit to the dentist can have a lasting impact. For this reason, we work to make their early appointments memorable, fun, and even educational.

Your child’s dentist in Northborough, MA has a way with children, and our youngest patients enjoy coming to the dentist and interacting with our team.

young boy brushing teethWhen Should a Child First Visit the Dentist?

We recommend bringing your child to the dentist around the time of the first tooth eruptions—typically around the first birthday. This allows our pediatric dentist to evaluate the way teeth are coming in and how they are erupting in relation to the shape of their developing jaw.

These first children’s dentistry visits are fun for your child, gentle, and a way to introduce him or her to the dental environment.

What to Expect from the First Visit?

Your child’s dentist provides a comprehensive checkup, which does not feel like an examination. Instead, your child will think of it as counting teeth and having a look. Following this examination, the dentist will talk to you about all findings, share tips, and take time to answer any questions that you may have.

For Pediatric Dentistry in Northborough, MA, Reach Out to a Team Member Today

We love welcoming new patients and families into our dental office, and we look forward to meeting your child soon!

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