Peek-A-Boo Visits for Children Under 2
We offer a complimentary visit* (if uninsured) called “peek-a-boo exams” for patients without dental insurance. This is an informative visit in which we will discuss: oral hygiene, tooth eruption patterns, nutrition, fluoride, early childhood cavities, injury/trauma prevention, oral habits (pacifier, thumb and finger sucking).
Preparing Your Child for their First Visit to the Dentist
You can make your child’s first visit enjoyable and positive. Tell your child in advance that they will be meeting some nice grownups that will help them take care of their teeth. For younger children, try reading some children books before your visit. Here at Sequoia Pediatric Dentistry, we have a library of First Dental Visit books available for you to borrow. Swing by our office and pick up a copy!
At Your First Appointment
We will review brushing and flossing techniques as well as clean and polish your child’s teeth depending on their age and cooperation. X-rays may be taken and will be based on your child’s age, dental development, and cavity risk. Our initial appointment also includes a nutrition and preventive consultation. If treatment is indicated, we will develop a written treatment plan and review it with you in detail, explaining our findings and recommendation.