1st Dental Visit
Many children have anxiety about going to the dentist. Whether it is from past experiences, things they have been told, or even if it is their 1st ever visit to the dentist, children can become nervous. We want to do everything we can to make sure you and your child are comfortable and have a great dental experience.
The Interview with Dr. Jon McClure
McClure Pediatric Dentistry wants your child to want to come to the dentist. Dr. Jon wants to meet all of his patients before they are in the chair, and before he puts on his funny glasses. Sometimes he even brings some magic to the interview as well.
During your child’s first visit we will conduct a new patient interview in which we will review medical and dental history so that we do not overlook any potential issues. We will also ask and address any immediate dental concerns you may have.
After the interview, we will take some x-rays if necessary. Dr. Jon is committed to giving the best possible care from day one. Not all x-rays are to check for decay. Several x-rays are taken to check for structure as well as development of the mouth and teeth. Many conditions can be treated much easier and less invasively when detected earlier.
Usually in the first visit (depending on the child’s age and dental concerns) Dr. Jon likes to take three types of x-Rays: