A dentist, in the simplest of terms, is a tooth doctor. A pediatric dentist is a tooth doctor who specializes in treating children’s teeth. You have probably heard some harrowing tales stemming from visits to the dentist. Well, you would be forgiven for being apprehensive, but honestly, go with an open mind.
A pediatric dentist takes care of children’s teeth from infancy to the teenage years. They are trained to not only take care of children’s teeth, gums and mouth; they are also trained to handle children as they handle the treatment.
· The first set of teeth show up in the first 6 months of life.
· Then they begin to lose them from the age of 6. It would seem 6 is the lucky (… or unlucky) number where children and teeth are concerned.
· The baby teeth, as they are commonly known, are then replaced … Read More