Teeth cleanings are not just for teenagers and adults. Here at Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we make it a priority to promote the importance of clean and healthy teeth for toddlers and children.
We suggest that all toddlers and children undergo a dental cleaning because it gives our pediatric dentists the chance to evaluate their mouth and pinpoint any cavities or dental conditions. Our pediatric dentists have the training and experience necessary to provide every child with the comfort they need throughout the teeth cleaning procedure.
You can depend on our pediatric dentists to explain what a teeth cleaning is to your child. Once your child understands, they will begin the procedure. A pediatric hygienist will review the health of your child’s teeth and gums. Then, a tooth scraper will be used to gently remove plaque from their teeth so that the teeth and gums can be protected from bacteria. Lastly, the hygienist will brush and floss your teeth so that any excess plaque can be removed.
At the end of the procedure, our Ashburn, VA pediatric dentist and/or hygienist will provide comprehensive instructions on how your child should care for their teeth at home. During this time, you and your child are welcome to ask questions or bring up any concerns. Your child will go home with a clean mouth and a goodie bag with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss.
Schedule Your Child’s Teeth Cleaning at Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
We encourage you to call our office at 703-348-2813 to schedule a teeth cleaning for your child today.