Some children look forward to going to the dentist and are happy when they leave the office with a sticker or small toy in hand. A few others are scared of the dentist and are dragged in kicking and screaming by parents who wonder if the treatment is worth the hassle and heartache on their child’s behalf.
An expert in pediatric dentistry can help quell your child’s fears of going to the dentist and make them feel safe, happy, and comfortable from the moment they step into the office to the second they leave the dentist’s chair.
Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Scott J Owens DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentistry is pleased to provide complete dental care to patients. To schedule a complimentary consultation, please call 248-626-0772 or complete our online consultation form.
Why Pediatric Dentistry is So Important
One of the number one false beliefs that adults have about pediatric dentistry is that it is not as important as adult dentistry since the deciduous or baby teeth are shed in childhood. However, this is a dangerous misunderstanding.
In reality, excellent dental care and good oral hygiene in the formative years helps ensure that your child has strong teeth and a healthy mouth throughout his or her life.
The role of pediatric dentistry in the dental health of future adults is an important one.
Taking your child to the dentist from an early age is essential to ensure that their teeth are growing incorrectly and to rule out any problems with the teeth, mouth, or jaw that might otherwise be missed.
It also inculcates good dental hygiene habits so that they maintain proper dental practices in adulthood, such as regular brushing, flossing, and getting six-month checkups.
Keeping Your Child’s Teeth Healthy
Pediatric dentistry plays a fundamental role in your child’s overall health and well-being, and in ensuring they have a healthy mouth not only as a child but for life.
Please contact Dr. Scott J. Owens DDS at 248-626-0772 or use the convenient online form to schedule an appointment.
Scott J Owens DDS Cosmetic & Family Dentists
Monday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m.–1 p.m.
2nd Saturday of month 8 a.m.–1 p.m.
32931 Middlebelt Rd. Suite #608
Farmington Hills, MI 48334