Our children’s dentists recommend that patients visit our dental office every six months for checkups. A typical checkup appointment includes necessary X-rays, cleaning; fluoride applications and dental sealants may be recommended to prevent cavities as well. Ask how your child can become a member of the No Cavity Club! Dr. Barefield and our pediatric dentists protect smiles from sports-related injuries with custom-fitted athletic mouthguards. If your child has a tooth that is compromised by decay or injury, a filling or crown can restore health, function, and appearance. Kids who suck their thumbs or use a pacifier may experience dental problems. Our pediatric dentists will discuss the situation and suggest gentle behavior management techniques to help your child overcome this habit and promote proper dental development.
At Barefield Pediatric Dentistry, we’re ready to take care of your child’s smile as soon as that first little tooth appears! Our team of pediatric dentists recommends that your baby should have their first checkup as soon as their first tooth comes in or no later than their first birthday. This appointment will serve as a gentle introduction to dentistry for your child, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have. We can’t wait to meet you and your favorite smile, so contact us today to schedule an appointment.
Watching your child learn how to walk was fantastic, but now, all they seem to want to do is RUN. Keeping up with a toddler can be a real task unto itself, let alone making sure their teeth are getting the attention they need. At Barefield Pediatric Dentistry, we just love having these little balls of energy around our dental office, and our team’s friendly demeanor and clinical expertise will ensure that no matter what adventure your child goes on, they’ll be able to flash a healthy smile while they do it!
As your child transitions into school, their smile becomes more important than ever as they try to make friends and express themselves in front of their peers. In addition to your efforts at home, the team at Barefield Pediatric Dentistry is ready to provide the personalized, high-quality care your thriving loved one deserves. With regular exams, cleanings, and custom-made restorations, we’ll ensure that your child will be able to smile with complete confidence both in and out of the classroom.
Do you still have questions about taking care of your child’s smile as a parent? At Barefield Pediatric Dentistry, we offer the best quality of children’s dental care so your little one’s grin can stay healthy into adulthood. For your convenience, we’ve answered some common questions that we receive from our patients below.
Parenting a teenager can be challenging, to put it mildly, but thankfully, you aren’t alone when it comes to ensuring they have healthy teeth and gums. Our expert team has everything your child needs to keep their smile strong and problem-free, and we’ll make sure that when they finally head off to college, the last thing you’ll need to worry about will be their teeth! To schedule your teen’s next appointment, contact us today.