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Introducing your children to a dentist in Haymarket

If you are a parent of young children you may have started to think about the need to ensure that they grow up with strong teeth and healthy gums, this can often lead you to experience some struggles when trying to encourage them to do the necessary daily oral cleaning routines that will be of benefit to them. We know that you will teach your children about the importance of brushing their teeth twice a day in order to help them maintain a high standard of oral hygiene, but this alone is the best way to help your children to care for their teeth and gums.

One topic that many parents struggle with is when do they need to introduce their children to a dentist in Haymarket. Accessing professional oral health will be beneficial to them throughout their lives. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to the question of ‘What age do I introduce my child to a dental practice?’ as it all depends on the individual child and where they are at in their own personal development, so we advise parents to use their own judgement and trust themselves when deciding to book a child’s first oral health appointment.


At Haymarket Dental Care, we understand that you will also want to try and do what's best for your children but there are times when you may be uncertain about whether you are doing the right things for them. For this reason, we want you to know we are here to help you to care for your children’s teeth and gums, at all times we will seek to make your children feel safe and relaxed when they come to visit us for their oral health check-ups or to receive any treatments they may need.


Your child may be nervous When you take your child to meet a dentist in Haymarket for the first time, it would not be unusual for you to find that they are nervous as they are entering a strange environment that is full of ideas they have never experienced before; to a child, the professionals that work in a dental practice are nothing more than strangers. This creates the need to help your children to understand that the special doctors and nurses that work at the practice want to help them to care for their teeth and gums.


The ultimate hope of introducing your child to a dental practice is that they will see the benefits of professional treatment and care as well as pick up the habit of engaging with the dental chair on a regular basis in order to maintain their oral health to a high standard. This should then lead them to have strong and healthy teeth that will stay with them throughout their entire lives.


Teaching your children good oral care habits at a young age will help to increase the chances that they develop habits that will stay with them, and with any luck, they will pass these on when they become parents. Ensuring that the next generation will also have strong and healthy teeth.


Make the introduction


It is so important that you introduce your children to a dentist in Haymarket but we know that you may have concerns about how best to do it, you should feel that you can contact us for help and advice.


We provide a high standard of treatment using the latest techniques and equipment.

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