Pediatric Dentistry

As with adults, care and prevention for children starts with regular dental visits and proper dental hygiene. Kids have special needs as well, since their teeth are still developing, they are often prone to diets that are heavier in cavity-producing sweets, and they are still learning good brushing technique.

Proper Dental Hygiene for Children
Before there are any visible teeth, parents are encouraged to wipe their child’s gums with a damp washcloth. Once teeth emerge, parents should brush them for the child with a soft toothbrush. When your child is old enough to brush on their own, make sure they only use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste, and monitor the brushing to ensure good technique. Kids should brush at least twice a day, and whenever possible, after meals and sweets. Once permanent teeth grow in, teach your child how to properly floss, and encourage them to do this at least once a day.

Regular Pediatric Dentistry Visits for Children
Children need checkups twice a year, starting at the age of two. These regular dental visits usually consist of a thorough cleaning and a dental exam. Your dentist may also recommend fluoride treatments and supplements to keep your child’s teeth strong and healthy. If your child is especially prone to cavities, there are also special sealants that your dentist can apply to the molars to give them an extra line of defense against decay.

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Gail
Gail

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

I was visiting CA when I cracked a molar. Dr Jesse was able to get me in on short notice. His staff are so friendly and he and his staff are also very honest. My situation was a challenge which he met going above and beyond. I was so grateful to my daughter for recommending him!

John Martinez
John Martinez

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

Dr. Jessy and his staff treat their patients with such care. The entire staff is friendly and professional. My whole family goes to Solana Beach Smiles. Thank you Dr. Jessy for taking care of all of my families dental needs! Great job!

Valerie Zar
Valerie Zar

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

Dr. Jesse Sidhu is amazing! He is technically brilliant and also warm and compassionate. He truly understands his patients’ needs and meets them 100%.

I always feel well cared for by Dr. Sidhu and his fabulous staff.

I highly recommend this practice.