Your Child’s First Visit

Lifelong Thriving Smiles

It All Stems From a First Visit

At Sprouting Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, the well-being of your child is our greatest priority. That’s why we take a preventive, conservative approach for each tiny smile we meet, and encourage healthy dental habits that will carry them throughout their lifetime. First visits are something we look forward to because we love getting to know you and your little one! Dr. Wendy and the team in San Diego are honored to create a positive, memorable first visit, so your child will be excited for appointments to come.

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Sowing Seeds Early

At What Age Should My Child See the Dentist?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends that your child should have their first visit when the first tooth erupts, or no later than their first birthday. First visits are established to help your child feel safe and comfortable at the dentist’s office, so future visits are stress-free and exciting! At Sprouting Smiles, we’re thrilled to introduce your child to the wonderful world of dentistry through an informative and empathetic approach.

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Nurturing Positive Experiences

What to Expect

From your very first appointment, Dr. Wendy is excited to get to know you and your little one. Based on your child’s age and stage of development, we will do a cleaning and Dr. Wendy will gently take a look at their smile. As board-certified pediatric dentist, she’ll assess your child’s oral development, provide helpful tips for a healthy smile, and answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s dental care. At Sprouting Smiles, we value nurturing the emotional and dental health of your little one, so we’ll ensure a caring and informative first visit and beyond!

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Rooting For Your Success

How To Prepare For Your Child’s First Visit

At Sprouting Smiles, we want you and your little one to arrive for their first appointment with confidence and peace of mind. Here are a few ways you can prepare for a successful and enjoyable first dental visit:

  • New Patient Forms for your child. We provide our forms online so you can easily fill them out before you arrive!
  • Insurance cards for your child. We’re happy to help you verify which treatments are covered and provide you with an estimate!
  • A great attitude! We’re here to provide a fun, safe, and enjoyable dental experience, so your little one will build a lifelong happy dental relationship!
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Convenient Care

Online Forms

At Sprouting Smiles, we strive to provide a fun and relaxed dental experience from start to finish. Our dental forms are just a click away, so you can seamlessly fill out our online forms, or download and fill them out before you arrive at our offices. If you choose to print them out, simply hand in your forms when you check in and enjoy your visit with us! Download our online patient forms below!

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