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Back-To-School Time

August 8th, 2017

It's Back-To-School this month.  Teachers and children are gearing up for the start of a fresh, new school year.  Backpacks-check!  Pencils-check!  Clean and healthy teeth-CHECK!

This month we are focusing on prevention, which is not only applicable to children, but adults as well.  As a reminder, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists recommend that a child have their first dental exam within six months of the first tooth erupting, or no later than their first birthday.  We love seeing your children and grandchildren at our office!

Having children visit the dental office early on helps establish positive experiences with the dental team.  It also gets them accustomed to the office and our equipment.  This is especially important in the case of a dental emergency, where a child traumatizes a tooth and may require an exam and x-rays.  If they are familiar with our office, it is oftentimes much easier to get the needed information to assess the situation.

We wish everyone their best school year yet and look forward to seeing you at the office!

-Dr. Stevens

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