The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that a child see a pediatric dentist within six months of the eruption of the first tooth, or by their first birthday. This is considered to be a well-baby dental visit. This should be the start of a positive, constructive relationship between the dentist, patient, and parent, that will last through adolescence. The first visit, or infant oral exam, is a brief examination by the dentist, followed by an educational discussion with the parent. Early exams allow our specialists to monitor growth and development, provide nutrition information that may help parents and their children prevent cavities, as well as catching any potential problems while they are still small and easy to treat.
Welcome to Blossom! We are excited to meet you and your family. As you prepare for your first visit, please refer to our helpful tips page! One of the most important things is for parents and caregivers to have a positive attitude regarding dental visits. This will help ease anxiety that your child may have, and help them look forward to their first visit. Please feel free to call us with any questions regarding the first visit, we’re here to help!
We look forward to meeting you! During the complimentary first visit Dr. Ahmed will do a thorough exam of your teeth, jaws, and bite. Patients and parents have a chance to sit down and talk with Dr. Ahmed about the need for orthodontic treatment and determine what type of orthodontic treatment is most appropriate. All your orthodontic questions and concerns will be answered at this appointment including estimated length of treatment time and cost. We offer several different payment options to make orthodontic treatment affordable for your family.
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