Visits to the dentist can be as frightening for small kids as they are vital to their health. However, family dentist visits can alleviate much of that anxiety. Dr. Emma Galvan and Dr. Karl Meek of Perry Hall Dental Care in Nottingham, MD, understands kids and is equipped with a multitude of tips and tricks to teach them in a calm setting.
Benefits of Family Dentist Visits
Family dentist visits from a young age allow children to develop healthy oral hygiene and learn proper dental care. They also provide dentists the opportunity to catch any abnormalities or misalignment in teeth or soft tissue early on, which leads to early treatment. This, in turn, helps them grow up healthier, armed with better dental care habits, with far less risk of complications. Family dentist visits are educational and can help prevent dental issues in the long run.
An added benefit to family dentist visits is the opportunity to teach your children by demonstration. Many adults fail to prioritize their health and get examined themselves, but it's important for children to see those they look up to practicing self-care. It's not uncommon to find that a visit originally intended for the child has uncovered issues that need treatment for the adult. By having a dental exam for yourself, you encourage your child to be more open. You set an example for them to follow, and making greater use of your visit to our office.
Dentists don't just treat existing problems, but can offer great aid in preventing them. The value of educating children on methods to maintain their health is ever rewarding, as is ensuring they grow up less shy, less fearful and more confident when dealing with their dentist and in general.
Contact Perry Hall Dental Care in Nottingham, MD at (410) 256-4720 and bring the whole band for a consultation with Dr. Emma Galvan and Dr. Karl Meek. Visit https://perryhalldentalcare.com/family-dentist to learn more about how our care for yourself and your loved ones.