Shocking Dental Statistics

Dental Care is still a very neglected form of healthcare in children in the United States.

42% of children 2 to 11 have had Tooth Decay (dental caries) in their primary teeth.

Children 2 to 11 have an average of 1.6 decayed primary teeth and 3.6 decayed primary surfaces.

21% of children 6 to 11 have had Tooth Decay (dental caries) in their permanent teeth.

8% of children 6 to 11 have untreated decay.

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Pediatric Dentistry & Dental Phobia

Pediatric Dentistry & Dental Phobia

Bringing your child to the dentist from an early age can prevent dental phobia later in life. 

When children see their parents visiting the dentist and when they receive professional dental care from a trusted dentist, they learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

At Dentistry For Children And Families, children are taught the importance of at-home care.  They also learn about nutrition at each appointment.

To contact Dentistry For Children and Families in Chicago Illinois, visitChildren’s Dentist Chicago.

Top 10 Reasons to bring your child to the dentist

10.  Instill habits that promote good health from an early age. 

9.  Have your child’s growth patterns observed from an early age to provide orthodontic treatment at the right time.

8.  Prevent painful cavities through professional cleanings.

7.  Provide sealants to your child’s molars to prevent decay.

6.  Establish a comfortable dental “home” for your child.

5.  Prevent dental phobia, which can evolve if the child isn’t used to regular dental check ups.

4.  Provide your child with professional, regular dental health related education.

3.  Teach your children from an early age that their oral health is important.

2.  Because you don’t want your child to be “the smelly kid” in school.

1.  Establish important dental habits that will lead to a lifetime of smiles!

Contact us at Pediatric Dentist Chicago