Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing
1233 Eagles Landing Pkwy., Suite G, Stockbridge, GA 30281

Toddler Tooth Care – From Pacifiers to Pediatric Dentists

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When your toddler has developed all of his or her baby teeth, it’s a perfect time to start teaching the basics of good oral care. Your child’s primary teeth are important for maintaining proper spacing in the mouth so that permanent teeth can erupt normally. To prevent early tooth decay and premature tooth loss, pediatric dentists recommend making a dental appointment when your child is about one year old. Kids dentists can detect and manage early dental decay to help preserve baby teeth. Your child’s first dental visit may be scary, but experienced pediatric dentists know how to make it easier. 



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You may be tempted to take your child to your own family dentist, but it’s best to choose a pediatric dentist instead. Your dentist can help you find a kid-friendly provider in your area. Another way to find kids dentists is to ask friends, relatives, and other parents for recommendations. You may also contact the American Dental Association or the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists for assistance with affordable family dentistry options. When choosing a dentist for your child, look for a provider who allows you to remain in the exam room throughout the visit.

Dental Care Tips from Pediatric Dentists

  • Help your child with brushing and flossing until he or she is about eight years old.
  • Use a soft-bristled, kid-size toothbrush, and replace it every three months.
  • If your child cannot brush, instruct him or her to rinse with water to remove food particles and dilute sugars.
  • Never let your child fall asleep with a bottle of milk or juice in his mouth. The constant exposure to sugars can erode teeth.
  • Pediatric dentists recommend stopping the use of a pacifier as soon as possible because it can affect the development of your child’s teeth and jaw.
  • Have toddlers brush after eating breakfast and before going to bed.
  • Avoid sweet and starchy snacks; these increase the risk of tooth decay.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Stockbridge, call Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing today at (770) 872-0728 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Stockbridge. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates at Eagles Landing.

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Staff is always friendly and very welcoming, professional and they don’t have you there all day also I have never been dissatisfied with their services
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Rebecca and Danielle were extremely nice. I felt welcomed as soon as I entered the office. Front office staff was great. Dr. Perez was patient, informative, and very friendly.
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The staff was so gracious and courteous. It was my first visit. As I witnessed them interact with other patrons I could tell they were very personable and knew the patients. Just a friendly staff!!
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The people that work there are really, really nice and you will receive great dental work. They are very gentle and they make you feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend their office.
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Excellent care and customer service. Dr. Perez and staff are excellent and made me feel very comfortable. Tori made my dental cleaning experience enjoyable. I don’t like dental visits!!
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I was very happy with my whole dental cleaning experience. Clean office, friendly staff, and great treatment.
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Friendly and great service. Danielle has a wonderful personality and makes the time go by fast.
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Every one was so kind, caring &,informative. Tami is great & explained to me thoroughly with much patience. She is a jewel.
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Dr Perez and his staff are professional and extremely courteous and kind. There are no hidden fees. You get the feeling that they truly care. I will not go any where else
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Everyone is so friendly! From the women working in reception to Dr. Perez. I’m not a big fan of dentists but they made my anxiety go away.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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