Your child’s first exposure to the dentist can shape their entire outlook on dental care for the rest of their life. At Dr. Bender’s office, we work to provide your child with an enjoyable, friendly environment in order to help them realize the importance of oral health at a young age.
Dr. Fara Bender’s office is a family centered practice with a goal to treat you and your child with dignity and respect. We recognize that visiting our offices may be your child’s first exposure to the dentist. We know that transparency on our part can help to ease any potential nerves your child might have. The AAPD recommends a child’s first visit 6 months after the eruption of the first tooth OR on the child’s first birthday, whichever comes sooner. In light of that, we would like to give you insight into what you and your child can expect for your first visit. (more…)