Preventive Care

Pediatric Preventive Dentistry Services for Plano, TX

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends having your child’s teeth cleaned twice a year. Preventive dental exams, teeth cleaning, topical fluoride treatment, and dental sealants are important tools used to maintain good dental health. Dr. Catherine Judd offers preventive pediatric dental care at our Plano office, helping Plano, Frisco, and Allen kids grow into healthy smiles.

Fluoride Treatments

Children’s teeth need extra strength against decay. One way that Dr. Judd can encourage strong tooth enamel as your child grows and develops is with the use of fluoride treatments. This mineral helps your child’s smile become less susceptible to the effects of dental decay and the cavities that can result. Keep your child cavity-free with fluoride treatments from Plano pediatric dentist Dr. Catherine Judd.

Dental Sealants

Preventing dental decay begins when your child’s very first tooth erupts, and it is important to familiarize yourself with the procedures available. While all children can benefit from dental exams, teeth cleaning, and fluoride treatments, dental sealants can help children that have permanent molars gain extra protection from decay and cavities. Sealants are one of the most effective procedures available for preventing tooth decay in the biting surfaces of permanent teeth. Sealants are recommended for your child’s permanent molars, and the application of these clear plastic coverings is simple and painless.

Practicing Good Oral Hygiene

Dr. Judd will take the time to teach your child proper oral hygiene routines during these preventive visits as well. One of the main problems facing your child's smile is that he or she is just learning how to best care for his or her teeth. The more education your child receives at our Plano children's dental office, the more likely he or she will be able to keep a healthy smile.

Contact Us to Learn More

Contact our Plano pediatric dental office today for a preventive appointment with Dr. Judd. Families from Frisco and Allen trust Dr. Judd with their children’s dental care as well. Make sure your child grows up with excellent oral health habits and a strong smile with a visit to our office!

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