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As a parent providing your child with the good start in life may be of the utmost importance. This can include a variety of topics including psychological health, growth and oral development.

The early stages of the teething process can be stressful for children and parents. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums can help ease the process. Having a dentist like Dr. Mark B. Martin examine your child’s mouth can help make sure that everything is developing properly.

Here at Mark B. Martin, DDS, MAGD every member of our staff is passionate about providing your child with the highest quality of oral care. Scheduling a dental exam in your child’s first year can help ease some of your oral development concerns.

The appointment can also be a prime opportunity to ask any questions. Sometimes a few simple tips and from our dentist can help minimize your child’s discomfort and ease the some of the stress that can come with teething.

If our dentist notices something amiss during the exam, he can help you understand your treatment or preventive care options. Patients without ready access to fluoridated water at home might benefit from ingestible fluoride supplements. When taken as directed it can help your child maintain strong tooth enamel and reduce their risk of suffering from tooth decay.

If you live in the Escondido, California, region and your child needs a dental checkup, you should call 760-745-5416 to set up an exam with our friendly team.