Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get my kids to brush their teeth?
While motivating your child to brush their teeth can be challenging, we suggest setting a good example by brushing your teeth together or making a game out of it. If that doesn’t work, be sure to ask our staff for recommendations and we’ll happily provide you with friendly tips.
What is a dental sealant?
If you’re interested in learning more about dental sealants or other ways we can help prevent tooth decay, contact our office by calling (616) 942-9595 and a knowledgeable team member will be happy to answer your questions.
What is the difference between a dentist and a pediatric dentist?
Children can also have some difficulty in going to the dentist, and some common issues include not being able to sit still in the chair as well as fear of dental appointments. A pediatric dentist is trained to help children feel more comfortable at the dentist’s office.
What age should my child go to a dentist?
A dentist can help protect your child’s earliest teeth against oral disease, as well as help you learn how to care for your child’s oral health when they’re very young. Oral disease can affect teeth as soon as they grow in, so protecting them is important. Even though children will lose their primary teeth, disease of these teeth can have detrimental health effects.