Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) January 14, 2013
Randy McCormick, D.D.S., P.C., INC., announces is availability to treat children of all ages. Caring for the teeth of children is an important facet of dentistry that parents should carefully consider. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry had made recommendations that at about one year old, a child should make their first visit to the dentist, unless the first tooth has erupted at a younger age. As a family dentist, Dr. McCormick understands the importance of properly caring for children's teeth from the moment the first one shows up in the mouth.
Parents may not realize that they should begin brushing and flossing a child's teeth as soon as they begin appearing. As soon as the child reaches a reasonable level of understanding, they should be taught to brush and floss their own teeth. Parents who teach and hold their children to high dental hygiene standards are giving their children a boost in overall oral health.
By visiting the family dentist every six months, a child's mouth can be examined, oral hygiene discussed and any necessary treatment plans can be discussed and made. Many parents plan their own dental visits and their child's visits at the same time so that the child can see that it is a routine procedure that everyone experiences. This can greatly reduce any anxiety a child may have when visiting the dentist.
Pediatric dentistry is important because of how quickly the mouth of a child will change as the child grows. There are many things that can be more easily treated if they are discovered early on, and regular dental visits with a family dentist can make a big difference. A major part of pediatric dentistry is for the dentist to focus on preventive measures. Sealants can be used on teeth to help prevent cavities, mouth guards can be used if a tooth grinding is an issue, and other preventive measures can be taken. More information on children's dental care can be found at http://www.gumdiseasetulsa.com.
Randy McCormick, DDS, PC, INC is a general dentist offering patients personalized dental care for Tulsa, OK with over 12 years of dental experience. Dr. McCormick received his Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma. He then came to Tulsa and joined his father in practice for two years. In 2001 Dr. McCormick began his individual practice with an emphasis on Cosmetic Dentistry in Midtown. He is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the most recent FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. To learn more about Randy McCormick, DDS, PC, INC and his dental services visit his website at http://www.gumdiseasetulsa.com.