What is Children’s Dentistry?
A children’s or pediatric dentist is someone who has specialized training and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy and to the teenage years. Very young children, pre-teens, and teenagers all need different guidance with their dental growth and development and helping them avoid future dental problems.
A children’s dentist is best qualified to meet these needs. That is why if you are looking for a children’s dentist in Bryan-College Station, Texas, Dr. Rahimi-Thornton is someone who can help you and your children.
We believe strongly that providing quality care for our patients ensures they have a positive experience. We appreciate every opportunity and make sure to exercise expertise in all we do. This ensures your child has a wonderful dental experience and carries the great experience with them for the rest of their lives.
During your first visit Dr. Rahimi-Thornton will:
The first “regular” dental visit should be just after your child’s third birthday; however, they can see them sooner as well. The first dental visit is usually short and involves very little treatment. This is a great opportunity for your child to become familiar with the sights and sounds of a dental office, such as the suction tips, overhead lights, and the loupes the dentist and hygienists wear.
If your child allows us, we can give them a ride in the dental chair. You also may sit in the dental chair and hold your child during the examination.
Children must have a positive experience when visiting the dentist. Our goal is to create a positive experience for your kids and your family that will help foster positive experiences at the dentist throughout their lives. By taking your child to a children’s dentist, they will benefit from the specialized knowledge and expertise Dr. Rahimi-Thornton has on children’s issues.