Paediatric Dentistry: Nurturing Smiles from the Start
Specialised Care for Your Little Ones
At Care For Smiles, we understand the unique needs of young smiles. Our dedicated paediatric dentistry team, led by Dr. Rishay Naidoo, is committed to providing gentle, compassionate, and specialised care for children of all ages. We believe in making dental visits a positive and enjoyable experience, setting the foundation for a lifetime of optimal oral health.
Why Choose Paediatric Dentistry?
- Early Intervention: Paediatric dentistry focuses on early detection and intervention, addressing dental issues in their infancy to prevent more significant problems later on.
- Educational Approach: Our team educates both parents and children on proper oral hygiene practices, instilling lifelong habits for a healthy smile.
- Gentle and Patient-Cantered Care: We create a warm and welcoming environment, ensuring that every child feels comfortable and safe during their dental visits.
When to Begin Paediatric Dental Visits
The American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first dental visit should occur by their first birthday or within six months after the first tooth erupts.
Benefits of Paediatric Dentistry
- Establishing Positive Dental Habits: Early experiences shape a child’s attitude toward dental care, promoting a positive approach to oral health.
- Preventing Dental Issues: Regular check-ups allow for early detection and prevention of dental problems, minimising the need for extensive treatments.
- Building Trust and Confidence: Our paediatric dentistry team is experienced in creating a nurturing environment, fostering trust and confidence in young patients.
Common Questions About Paediatric Dentistry
Comprehensive Paediatric Dental Services
• Regular check-ups and cleanings.
• Dental sealants to protect against cavities.
• Fluoride treatments to strengthen enamel.
Early Orthodontic Assessment
• Monitoring jaw and teeth development.
• Early identification of orthodontic issues.
• Techniques to ease anxiety and fear.
• Positive reinforcement for a stress-free experience.
• Tooth-coloured fillings for cavities.
• Pulp therapy for baby teeth.
• Crowns for damaged teeth.
Emergency Dental Care
• Prompt and gentle care for dental emergencies.
• After-hours emergency contact for parents.
Ready to give your child a positive and enjoyable start to their dental journey?