Why is it so important to take care of baby teeth? Don’t they just lose them and get new ones?
You may have heard these being referred to as primary teeth. These are vital to your child’s oral health because they pave the way for healthy and functional adult teeth. These are also known as secondary teeth. In addition, a cavity in a baby tooth can infect the adult tooth coming in behind it and this can create oral health issues as your child gets older. To help our younger patients to understand cavities, we say they’re caused by sugar bugs!For more information on the various ways in which we provide exceptional pediatric dental care, we invite you to see below. At Massanutten Dental Team and Oral Surgery, we are pleased to treat children of all ages from infancy to teenage years! Dr. Kathy Biery and associates even have additional training to ensure your child is getting the best possible dental care. Our pediatric dentistry services include:
We will do everything we can to help your child feel comfortable during their appointment so they can enjoy coming to their dental appointments. We are pleased to provide a variety of amenities to help you child feel comfortable at our office, including:
- A waiting room just for children, equipped with games and a TV with Netflix
- Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
- Complementary comfort items, including a blanket and a stuffed animal
- Emotional support dogs
If you would like to learn more about pediatric dentistry in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and make an appointment with our caring and gentle dentists, call our office at 540-217-4489 today!