Pediatric Dentistry FAQs

How your pediatric dentists in Charlottesville, VA, can care for your child’s smile

When you have a child, you need a pediatric dentist. You probably have some questions about pediatric dentistry, and you need to know the facts.

Drs. Aaron Stump, Taylor Smith, and Jennifer Dixon at Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry in Charlottesville, VA, offer comprehensive children’s dentistry services. They have two convenient locations in Hollymead, and Spring Creek, VA, to care for your child’s smile.

These are just a few of the most frequently asked questions and answers about pediatric dentistry:

Why does your child need a pediatric dentist?

Pediatric dentists specialize in treating children. Your child needs the care and understanding of a pediatric specialist. The pediatric dentist and staff strive to make the dental office a welcoming, child-friendly environment that will help your child be comfortable and relaxed.

When should I bring my child in for a first dental visit?

The first dental visit is an important one because it lays the foundation for future visits. This first visit should happen within six months of the eruption of the first tooth, or at least within the first year.

What are some of the benefits of having a pediatric dentist?

Individualized care tailored to the needs of your child is a major benefit of pediatric dentistry. If your child needs emergency dental care, you can be assured of having access to dental care, right when your child needs it.

What services can a pediatric dentist provide?

Your pediatric dentist can provide these important services and more, to ensure your child enjoys a healthy smile for life:

  • Pediatric dental examinations
  • Dental x-rays when necessary
  • Professional dental cleanings
  • Oral hygiene instruction
  • Fluoride treatments and supplements
  • Restorative treatment when necessary
  • Dental sealants when your child is older

Your child deserves the specialized care that a pediatric dentist provides. To learn more about how a pediatric dentist can care for your child’s smile, call Drs. Aaron Stump, Taylor Smith, and Jennifer Dixon at Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry in Charlottesville, VA. You can reach them in the Hollymead office at (434) 975-7336, or in Spring Creek at (540) 832-6657, so call now!

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