Dentist McAllen | 4121 N. 22nd Street, McAllen, TX 78504 (956) 687-6103 Schedule an Appointment

Children’s Dentistry

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, your child should visit the dentist within six months after the presence of the first tooth or by his or her first birthday. Early oral examination aids in the detection of the early stages of tooth decay. Early detection is also essential to maintain good oral health.

With regular check-ups and cleanings, your dentist can ensure healthy and happy smiles. It is recommended for all patients to schedule a routine six-month check-up exam. Your dentist will screen your child’s mouth for tooth decay and gum disease. Regular professional dental cleanings are essential for a healthy mouth. During your child’s dental cleaning, they will gently remove any buildup of plaque or tarter.

Your dentist may also recommend dental sealants for your child. Sealants protect against tooth decay and cavities on your child’s molars. Molars are the most susceptible to cavities and least benefitted by topical fluoride. Sealants are applied to the chewing surfaces of back teeth and are highly effective in preventing tooth decay. Fluoride may be applied to the teeth as well. Topical fluoride is used to strengthen enamel and make teeth more resistant to tooth decay.

Without proper dental care, children are susceptible to oral decay. Healthy smiles should not stop at your dental office. Your dentist will educate you and your child on how to make good food choices and how to properly brush and floss at home.

Your dentist has the experience and qualifications to care for your child’s teeth, gums and mouth throughout various stages of childhood.

We're Here for You!

Location

Dentist McAllen
4121 N. 22nd Street
McAllen, TX 78504
(956) 687-6103

Office Hours

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 - 1:00 pm

*Friday - by appointment only

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Dental News in McAllen

Dentist McAllen

Unveiling the Dangers of Silent Gum Disease: Insights from Tijerina Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, Your Trusted Dentist in McAllen

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, quietly wreaks havoc on oral health, often progressing unnoticed until reaching an advanced stage. At Tijerina Family and […]

Read More >>

Dispelling 5 Dental Myths: Insights from Tijerina Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, Your Trusted Dentist in McAllen

Educating yourself about common dental misconceptions is crucial for maintaining optimal oral health and achieving a radiant smile. At Tijerina Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in […]

Read More >>

Preventing Dry Socket: Expert Tips from Dentist McAllen | Dentist in McAllen TX

Alveolar osteitis, commonly known as dry socket, is a temporary but unpleasant complication that may follow a tooth extraction. While rare, dry sockets are preventable […]

Read More >>