Are you concerned about your toddler's dental health? Partner with Janz Family Dental, where we offer emergency dental care for the entire family, including children of all ages. Having your children visit the dentist at an early age will help them develop good dental habits for oral hygiene.
We understand your toddler’s fear and anxiety about making the first visit to the dentist. Therefore, our experienced children's dentist in Edmonton creates a friendly environment to keep them engaged and comfortable, making their future visits easy and relaxing.
At Janz Family Dental, we provide a wide array of children’s dental services, from the eruption of your child’s first teeth to providing regular cleanings and exams, digital x-rays, Invisalign® braces, and more. Our dentist would be happy to be a part of your children’s growing journey from infancy to teens to youth and beyond.
The most frequent question parents ask our dentists is when they should bring their children for their first visit to the dentist. We recommend bringing them for the first appointment within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year of age.
There are two major benefits of early visits:
During your visit, our children’s dentist in Edmonton will conduct a thorough examination of your child’s mouth, teeth, and gums to check if they are suffering from cavities or any other problems.
We may also take some digital x-rays to check for cavities and see the progress under their gums, clean your child’s teeth, and provide you with helpful tips for preventative care at home between dental visits.
Before your child’s first dental visit, you may want to:
Most children develop their first baby tooth by the age of 6-8 months, and they typically have all 20 baby teeth in place by the time they’re about 2½ years old. They should start to see their first permanent teeth by the age of six, although some people lose their baby teeth much earlier and later than others.
Remember, every child is different! Regular checkups and exams are typically recommended once every six months, which is about the frequency most adults visit their dentist. Many of our patients schedule their child’s checkups around the same time as theirs so that they can see the dentist simultaneously.
Your growing child needs a proper dental routine to fight germs, cavities, and bacteria and maintain good oral hygiene for years to come. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to look after their dental habits and problems. We have listed some of the essentials points that might be useful for your child’s oral health:
Throw away old toothbrushes: Remember to change your kid’s toothbrush after 3 to 4 months for better results.
Flossing: Build a habit of flossing with your children to remove plaque, bacteria and food from their teeth
Schedule an appointment: Make a regular visit to your dentist to check on your child’s dental health.
Avoid sugar: Replace sugary drinks or desserts with fruits, vegetables or dairy to maintain a healthy diet.
Hydrate: Instead of giving juices to your children, hydrate them with water. Water will help in removing sugary substances from teeth and prevent cavities.
When your child develops cavities and other dental problems, they might also experience a lot of pain. If this is left untreated, it can lead to infections. As a parent, you can follow some simple steps to ensure that your child always has that confident smile.
You must always clean your baby’s mouth after feeding; even though their first tooth hasn’t erupted.
Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and non-fluoride toothpaste for your child.
Supervise your child while brushing to ensure that they do it properly.
Ensure that your child doesn’t eat or drink anything after bedtime.
You can limit the sugar intake from the beginning to develop this habit.
Apart from this, you must consult your dentist about dental sealants to reduce cavities in the permanent molars.
At Janz Family Dental, we strive to treat our patients like family while offering treatment for every member of yours. Whether your child is suffering from cavities or severe toothache, we are here to help.
Our main goal is to provide safe and reliable dental treatments to make your child's visit anxiety-free. We gift fabulous prizes to every child who visits our dental clinic and have ten treatment rooms to help ensure you and your family are comfortable during your dental visit.
To schedule an appointment with our children’s dentist in Edmonton, please feel free to contact us via phone or email today, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Currently accepting new patients of all ages, our dental clinic is open Monday through Saturday, with evening and emergency appointments available for your convenience.