Josh Peyser DMD

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Pediatric Dentist North Charleston

4921 Centre Pointe Drive Suite 201 North Charleston, SC 29418

(843) 277-0772


Common Questions from Parents | Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry

  • 1 July 2024

Your Child’s First Dental Visit: What to Expect at Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry

At Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that parents often have numerous questions about their child’s dental care.

Here are some of the common questions we receive along with the answers we provide:

1. When should I schedule my child’s first visit to the dentist?
We recommend scheduling your child’s first dental appointment as soon as their first tooth emerges. If your child hasn’t developed teeth by their first birthday, it’s still essential to schedule an appointment to ensure proper oral development. Regular dental visits from an early age help establish a pattern of good oral hygiene and preventive care.

2. How is a pediatric dentist different from other dentists?
Pediatric dentists, like those at Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry, undergo additional education and training to specialize in providing dental care to children. This specialized training typically involves two to three years of additional schooling focusing on the unique oral health needs of infants, children, and adolescents, including those with special needs.

3. What happens during my child’s first visit to the dentist?
During your child’s first visit to Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry, you can expect a warm and welcoming environment designed to put your child at ease. Our team will review your child’s dental and medical history, address any questions or concerns you may have, and perform a gentle examination and cleaning of your child’s mouth. We strive to make the experience fun and enjoyable for your child while ensuring their dental health is in optimal condition.

For any additional questions or to schedule your child’s first dental appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry. We’re here to support you and your child every step of the way on their journey to a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry of North Charleston
Phone: 843-277-0772
4921 Centre Pointe Drive Suite 201
North Charleston, SC 29418