It is recommended that children should go to the dentist with their parents as soon as possible. You should then take them regularly, as often as your dentist recommends. This will let your child get used to the noises, smells and surroundings and prepare them for future visits. The earlier these visits begin, the more relaxed your child will be.
We aim to prevent dental disease rather than treat it at a later date.
Fissure sealants (tooth coloured varnish) are applied to biting surfaces of children’s molar teeth to reduce the risk of developing decay. The biting surfaces of molars have many grooves and pits and they are difficult for children to keep clean and therefore are prone to develop decay. The application of this varnish makes the tooth surface smoother, hence easier to clean and also reduces the likelihood of bacteria sticking on the tooth.