Age One Dental Appointment – Why is it so important?

Getting your child started early with good oral hygiene and a regular checkup with her pediatric dentist is important for your child’s dental health and overall health.  The Drs. Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates and all the wonderful staff make your child’s first dental experience pleasant, fun and educational. First Dental Check-up: Traditional guidelines recommended that the first dental appointment occur around three years of age. What we have learned…

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Your Child’s First Visit To The Dentist

Your child’s first visit to the dentist can be full of unknowns, especially if you’re visiting an unfamiliar practice. To help you understand what to expect, we documented a new patient’s first visit to our office. The entire process generally takes less than 30 minutes, and our highly-trained staff will make the visit fun and welcoming. (click a picture to view the slideshow) The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends…

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