For most families, we get in the rhythm of seeing the dentist right around every six months.
This is the same for our kids, as long as we help them avoid cavities and other situations that might require extra treatment.
That said, occasionally we’ll notice something new with our children’s dental hygiene — signs that may prompt mild concern or worse. In this case, we recommend giving us a call sooner than later just to make sure it’s nothing too serious.
Here are a few such signs to keep an eye on — all which are treatable conditions:
As medical professionals, the last thing we want you to do is stay up late reading the Internet to try and diagnose your child’s oral hygiene issue. That said, we do want to provide some examples of what to look for when determining if you need to call us up to schedule an appointment.
The best news of all is that these conditions are almost always preventable through healthy dental hygiene habits — and sometimes that’s the remedy, too.