Pure Pediatric Care Early Intervention

The Value of Early Oral Health Intervention

early interventionThere is nothing more important in dentistry than early intervention. Children are not healthy if their mouths aren’t healthy. Left untreated, dental disease can be intensely painful and can lead to other serious lifelong health complications.

Prevention

At Pure Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in early intervention. Our practice is focused on prevention and, when prevention is simply not possible, on early diagnosis. We do everything we can to help your child understand the value of their oral health and develop a commitment to healthy mouth habits from a very early age. We hope that this will prevent most children from ever experiencing serious dental health issues.

Early diagnosis

But, as we all know, not everything can be prevented. Some children are born with dental problems or with a predisposition to them, and even children who practice good dental habits can develop problems or disease. In those cases, early diagnosis is absolutely critical. Identifying a dental health issue at the earliest possible stage will give your child a chance for the best possible outcome with the least amount of cost.

Healthy mouth. Healthy child.

We are learning more and more every day about the connections between good dental health and good overall health. We are even learning about correlations between oral health and learning. Don't wait for a problem before you bring your child to the dentist. Give us a call today and let us help protect your child from serious dental problems.

Community Poll #4

When should a child first see a dentist?

When first tooth erupts - 50%
Around first birthday - 50%
Around three years of age - 0%
When child starts kindergarten - 0%
Not sure - 0%