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A Family Dentist in Edmonton for Children 3 and Up

Your child should start seeing a dentist regularly after their third birthday and should continue coming for cleanings and checkups every 6 months. Standard appointments such as these typically last in the ballpark of 30 minutes to an hour. At River City Dental, we are accepting young patients looking for a family dentist in Edmonton and the surrounding areas.

What to Expect from Your First Visit

Typically short and involves minimal treatment
Consists of an examination of teeth and gums, and possible X-rays
We may perform teeth cleaning and apply fluoride
We will discuss cleaning and teeth care with parents

How to Prepare for Your First Appointment

Take your child to visit the office for a preview
Read books with your child about visiting the dentist
Talk positively about your own experiences going to the dentist
Avoid saying things like needle, hurt and other pain-related words
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