Here at Smile Servies, DC, we are proud to offer comprehensive dental care for you and your family in Washington, DC and the surrounding area.
Our dental clinic understands how busy you are. The last thing that you want to do is run all over town to get every person in your family treated to have a beautiful smile. That is why we are proud to offer appointments that accommodate your entire family. This way you can save time and enjoy the convenience.
If you have young children, it’s important that you start bringing them in at a young age. This teaches them the correct way to keep their teeth and mouths healthy. Healthy oral habits last a lifetime, and when children are taught these habits properly at a young age it is much more likely that they will continue to practice the habits for the rest of their lives. It will also teach your children to go to the dentist on a regular basis. Our dental clinic is happy to work with your children and teach them these important healthy oral habits.
It is important to go see the dentist regularly no matter what age you are. We strive to have a family-oriented environment so that you are happy to bring your entire family to our office to ensure their good dental health.
Our goal is to ensure that you have a positive visit each and every time you walk through our doors. We know that going to the dentist is not everyone’s favorite activity, but we will make it as enjoyable for you as possible. We are here to answer any of your questions and ensure that you have a healthy and beautiful smile.
Here are some FAQs about general dentistry:
What age should I take my child to the dentist for the first time?
It is recommended that you take your children for their first dental appointment when they are around six months old. If you notice that your children have discolored teeth, you will want to bring them in before this.
What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth?
Any soft-bristled toothbrush with a small head. There are ones designed specially for infants that are perfect to use at bedtime.
What should I do if my child has a toothache?
First, you will want to rinse the irritated area with warm water and place a cold compress on your child’s face it if is swollen. You can give your child acetaminophen for the pain. Once you do this, make sure that you see your dentist as soon as possible.
How can I prevent decay caused by nursing?
Try to avoid nursing children to sleep or putting anything other than water in their bedtime bottle. Also, make sure that you learn and teach your children the proper way to floss and brush at a young age. Taking your children to the dentist regularly to have their teeth checked will help them learn lifelong habits.