Why See a Pediatric Dentist?
Lake Worth & Palm Beach Pediatric Dentistry
As a parent, you do everything within your power to provide your children with the chance of leading a healthy and happy life. You also understand the difficulty in motivating young children in keeping up with oral hygiene. No one likes the dentist and most cases of dental phobia are developed at young ages because of traumatic first experiences.
Many children who fear the dentist have not been exposed to the specialized care of a pediatric dentist. Furthermore, many parents struggling to provide their children with effective oral hygiene have not had helpful conversations with pediatric dentists.
A pediatric dentist has received special training and education to tailor methods of dental care to the needs and limits of infants, toddlers and young children. Pediatric dentists also participate in educational material surrounding child psychology in an effort to combine dental care with a positive outlook on visiting the dentist.
Dr. Fara Bender, DMD, PA: Treating Children, Not Just Teeth