When looking for a new dentist for you and your family it is important to choose one that has training and experience in treating children. Dr. Mark Gladnick encourages parents to bring their toddlers to the dental office at their earliest possible opportunity to establish a positive rapport with Dr. Gladnick and his nurturing staff. Dr. Mark Gladnick has been providing dentistry for his younger patients for over thirty years so you can trust that he will give your child the best care available in the Pike Creek, DE area.
Importance of Pediatric Dentistry
Many people don’t realize how important it is to start dental visits for their children soon after they get their first tooth, or no later than the age of three. Even though they will eventually lose their baby teeth, they are still able to develop cavities and other oral concerns. Decay can actually negatively impact the growth of their adult teeth if not treated. Early dental visits will also make them more comfortable with the dentist as they get older and require more extensive dental and orthodontic care.
More Than Just a Dentist
Throughout his long dental career, Dr. Gladnick has added pediatric dental concerns to his repertoire of continuing education. Since baby teeth are different than adult teeth, your dentist should go through the appropriate training in order to treat children more efficiently.
We make dental appointments fun – Dr. Gladnick and his staff cater to the needs of their younger patients so they feel more comfortable. We have televisions in each office to keep them occupied during their treatments as well as a stuffed animal that will keep them company.
They care – Not only should your dentist care when you have a concern about your upcoming treatments, but they should also try to ease the fear of young patients as well. Explaining to children what to expect during their treatments will make them calmer and awarding them with fun stickers when they are taking care of their teeth will help them develop good oral hygiene.
It is best that you take your children to a dentist that will give your children individual care specific to their needs. If you are looking for a new family dentist in Pike Creek, DE and would like to know more about our pediatric dentistry services, please do not hesitate to contact our office for more information.