Dental Care in Children with Down Syndrome

Dental Care in Children with Down Syndrome

Teeth and their appearance in children are such crucial developmental milestones, that parents spend a large portion of their time trying to see when they appear, worrying about delays and poring through literature on these for hours on end. A genuine worry is otherwise enormously magnified in parents who’s children have Downs Syndrome. Children with

First Dental Visit: When should you start taking your child to the dentist?

First Dental Visit: When should you start taking your child to the dentist?

Children experience many firsts: first tooth, first words, first step, first birthday and first haircut. Parents want to be prepared for every step of their child’s new life experiences, including dental visits. Only parents willing to model positive attitudes should accompany their child on a dental visit. Parents averse to their own dental visits may