Few people think that dental care is not very important for children as it is for adults. However that’s not true. Dental care carries the same significance for children as it does for adults. Children who develop healthy teeth and gums are less likely to fall prey to major dental conditions as they grow old. Mossley Dental Care near Glossop provides excellent care for kids. The practice operates under the umbrella of NHS.
Children’s dental health
It is in the best interest of your child’s dental health to get a check-up done after every three months. This will allow the dentist to detect any potential condition and to monitor any changes. The checkup will be conducted in a comfortable environment to ensure the mental and physical comfort of your child. Children who visit the dentist are less likely to develop dental phobia even after they grow old and therefore are less likely to suffer from any major dental condition in their lifetime.
The regular check up for children will also include education on habits that can promote oral health. Special emphasis is given on how to clean the teeth and also on the importance of excluding sugary drinks and unhealthy food. Free water and fruits are served for children at the practice to promote a healthy diet.
Flossing and brushing
We believe that it is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to floss or brush the teeth of a child, till they are 6-7 years old. You just need to do it for 2 minutes twice a day and by doing so on a daily basis you will encourage a healthy habit for the rest of their lives. The dentists, hygienist and dental therapist over here are highly approachable and friendly, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
You can all the practice at 01457 837361 to set up a free initial appointment.