Dentistry for Kids (Pediatric Care) – Maple Ridge, BC

What Is a Pediatric Dentist?

A pediatric dentist is dedicated to the oral health of children, from their infancy through their teenage years. Very young children, pre-teens & teenagers all require different approaches to dealing with their dental behavior, guiding their dental growth & development & helping them avoid future dental problems. Our dentist is trained to meet these needs.

Your Child’s First Visit

Your child’s dental care is very important to their development. We know visiting the dentist for the first time can be scary, so Arista Dental Clinic is happy to treat your child while he or she sits on your lap. Our goal is to develop a relationship with your child & to encourage proper oral hygiene that will last a lifetime.

The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends an oral health consultation as soon as your child’s first tooth comes in or by their first birthday at the latest. Most children have a full set of baby teeth by age 3 & as many as 1 in 4 children has a cavity by age 4.

At this first visit, we’ll check for tooth decay & other dental problems, but we’ll also demonstrate how to clean & care for your child’s teeth & how to deal with other oral issues like teething & thumb sucking.

Call us today to set up your child’s first dental visit.

Request an Appointment today or call us at  604-380-2133