Northeast Pediatric Dental

Northeast Pediatric Dental

Your Child's First Visit & Infant Dentistry in Northeast Philadelphia

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Your Child's First Visit

Serving Pediatric Dentistry to Philadelphia, Elkins Park, Jenkintown, Rockledge, Huntingdon Valley, Rhawnhurst, Fox Chase, and the surrounding areas

At Harbor Pediatric Dentistry, we, along with The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Dental Association, and The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, recommend establishing a “Dental Home” for your child by one year of age.  But it’s important to have them seen regularly and as early as possible. Visits by this age are an important step in establishing excellent oral health for your child, with a foundation in preventative care.

 

Welcoming New Patients

New experiences can be unnerving for some children, so your child’s first dental visit will be focused on getting to know your child and helping them feel comfortable. We want to build their trust and confidence and will guide them through each step of the process.

First, you and your child will be introduced to our dental team and learn the role each person plays in supporting your child’s dental health. After your child’s teeth have been cleaned, Dr. Lee will examine your child’s teeth and gums along with the rest of the mouth. You and your child will also learn the importance of preventive home care skills in helping your child’s teeth stay healthy and strong. We take a family-centered approach to dental care and want parents to be involved in every step of the process, as they know their child best. We find this results in the best possible experience for all family members.

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