Jonathan Shenkin DDS, MPH: F.A.Q. Frequently Asked Questions and Answers!
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What is a pediatric dentist?
What is a board certified pediatric dentist?
When should my child first visit a dentist?
What will happen during the first visit?
How can we prevent tooth decay at home?
What foods or beverages should we not consume?
Should we water down our juice?
What happens if my child continues to suck their thumb or use a pacifier?
How can we stop them from sucking their thumb or using a pacifier?
How often does my child need to get x-rays taken?
Does my child need sedation or general anesthesia for their dental care?
What kind of dental materials will you be using?
Do you recommend Fluoride supplements, and when do you know if you need them?
At what age should my child start brushing their teeth?
When should we use fluoride toothpaste and how much should we use?
When does my child need sealants and what do they do?
What is a space maintainer, and what does it do?
If I need to cancel my appointment, when should I call?
Should I inform the dentist of medications or new medical diagnoses my child received?
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