Young patients are unique and have their own specific dental needs. Starting dental care early can prevent advanced dental disease and oral injuries as they grow. Pediatric dentistry, or dentistry for kids, is all about preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment of oral health problems in children. Lee & Milani Family Dentistry offers treatment for children and teenagers, as well as counseling services for parents about children’s nutritional and hygienic habits.
Six months to three years old: Evaluation of intra- and extra-oral exam. Discuss nutrition for oral health, oral hygiene instructions, and anticipatory guidance, including the oral health of primary caregivers and other siblings. Discuss habits, diet, and fluoride needs and injury prevention.