Bloom Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

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Teeth for Life

Maintaining your child’s radiant smile involves adopting good oral hygiene practices, which include regular dental visits and proper care of their teeth and gums between checkups. Our dental practice is dedicated to ensuring that your child’s dental appointments are maximized, resulting in lifelong dental health. We will collaborate with you to provide comprehensive dental care and educate you on maintaining your child’s smile using suitable dental products for your family.

Dental Cleanings and Routine Checkups for Optimal Oral Health

Regular dental checkups play a vital role in preserving excellent oral health. During these routine visits, our hygienist will perform the following:

  • Conduct a thorough examination to identify hidden or unnoticed issues.
  • Detect cavities or any indications of tooth decay.
  • Inspect the teeth and gums for signs of gingivitis and periodontal disease.
  • Deliver a meticulous teeth cleaning, rinsing, and polishing.

Visiting the dentist every six months provides an opportunity for you and your child to engage in meaningful conversations with the dentist, addressing any concerns regarding your family’s oral health. Additionally, these checkups serve as an avenue to learn about new treatments that can enhance your child’s smile.

Selecting the Appropriate Toothpaste and Toothbrush

When it comes to dental products, such as toothpaste, mouthwash, toothbrushes, and dental floss, making the right choices is crucial. Remember to opt for products that carry the seal of approval from the American Dental Association (ADA) when searching for a new toothpaste or toothbrush. Your dentist can also offer recommendations on specific dental products for your home use.

Discover Fascinating Facts about Teeth

Did you know that babies already have 20 primary (baby) teeth that begin to emerge around six months of age? Generally, by the age of 14, these primary teeth are replaced by permanent teeth. As teenagers transition into their late teens or early twenties, they typically have a full set of 32 permanent teeth!

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