Starting Pediatric Dentistry Right with Preventative Dental Care
The best way to have a healthy and beautiful smile always begins with preventative dental care. At ProGrin Dental, we emphasize preventative care to all of our patients from toddlers to adults. It is especially important for our younger patients to develop good dental hygiene at a young age so they can be set for a healthy future – saving you time and money.
Shocking Facts About Children's Dental Health
Our entire staff loves to treat children and we go out of the way to make their visit with us pleasant, fun, and educational. Scheduling regular dental appointments for your children is very important, starting from when they get their first tooth! If you postpone your child’s dental care, they may be at risk for serious dental diseases and future oral health problems. It’s common for children to have dental decay and other oral health issues:
percent of children aged 2-5 have tooth decay
percent of children have dental cavities by the time they reach kindergarten
Pediatric dental disease is 5x more common than asthma
Your Child's First Appointment
Our entire dental team takes great pride in their ability to make your child’s visits an enjoyable and relaxing experience. Our professionals take extra time with kids to ensure they are completely comfortable and at ease before any treatment begins. We believe in educating all of our patients in proper dental hygiene so they can continue the good habits at home and keep their teeth for life. Ready for your child’s first visit? Schedule their appointment today!
We have tips for preparing for their first visit. Download our helpful guide!
We Care About Kids!
We’ve created the perfect environment for children to receive high-quality dentistry. They’ll enter the iGrin Zone, a hip, cool environment where they can receive the BEST pediatric dentistry in South Carolina!
Have Questions About Pediatric Dentistry?
Get answers straight from our family dentists.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends your child should see a dentist when his or her first tooth arrives or no later than his or her first birthday.
Yes! Baby teeth act as a path for permanent teeth to come in. If they’re damaged or severely decayed, it could cause future complications for your child’s oral health. Plus, baby teeth help children speak clearly and chew naturally.
Just like adults, every six months! These biannual checkups allow our children’s dentist to spot and prevent cavities and other dental diseases. Children with great smiles lead to higher confidence and self-esteem. With the teams at ProGrin and iGrin, we’ll do everything possible to make dental visits enjoyable and memorable.
Watch our video to see what one kiddo patient had to say: Watch Here!