Dr. Irene George, DDS
1001 Pacific St. Suite E
Monterey, CA 93940
Phone: (831) 747 - 1794
Fax: (831) 920 - 1471
Pediatric Dentistry Happy Teeth - Healthy Kids
It is recommended to for children to see the dentist as soon as their first tooth comes in the mouth and no later than the age of 1 year old.
Starting to have regular visits at early age lessens the chances for fearing the dentist. It makes their trips to the dentist fun experience.
It also helps detecting any problem early. These problems can be as little as a small cavity or as big as needing to wear braces. Early detection of such issues can save the child's tooth and can help correcting any smile issues as soon as possible.
Space maintainers are essential when a baby tooth is lost prematurely. Loss of space can lead to sever dentition problem when the permanent teeth come into the mouth.
It also help building the child's Self esteem