Our goal is to have your child smile with joy throughout their lifetime. Please join us on that journey by asking questions early and often.
An extensive part of our training as specialists in children’s dentistry is on growth and development. Drs. Hill, Stout and Horton will begin with your child’s first visit to educate you on what we see now, and what you might expect in the future. These topics might include tooth eruption, ankylosis, and/or bruxism (grinding).
They can also identify crowded or crooked teeth and actively intervene to guide the teeth as they come in the mouth. Not only will this improve the look of your child’s smile, but early treatment may prevent more extensive treatment later.
Educating you about your child’s future orthodontic needs is an important task for us at Playhouse Dental. When the time is right, your child may be referred for one or more orthodontic evaluation/consults. Information is power; and we encourage your family to gather information as you decide whether to invest in your child’s smile or empower them to do it for themselves as young adults.
Typical milestones for your developing child include: