Childsmile is a publicly funded programme which provides parents help with improving the oral health of their children. Childsmile helps children from birth, so it’s never too early to get kids involved and registered at the dentist. Indeed, it is advised that you register your baby with the dentist as early as possible after they are born to get them used to the sights, sounds and smells of a dental practice. you will also be able to get information from your dentist regarding how to care for your child’s teeth and gums from an early age.
As an NHS dentist, we offer Childsmile are to all parents. We work closely with the local schools and nurseries to provide the best possible oral care for your child.
Childsmile from birth
At Lux Dental Care you will be given advice and support from our dental team, showing how you can care for your child’s teeth and gums from the very earliest stages. This will help to prevent your child from suffering tooth decay in the future. Dentists will also be able to give you advice regarding the natural growth of teeth and carry out regular checks to ensure that your child’s teeth are kept healthy, and provide any treatments where necessary.
Childsmile for children aged 3 to 5 years old
When your child reaches nursery school they will be discovering more foods and drinks which can have an impact on their sugar intake. We will be able to provide information regarding which foods are best to keep oral health at a high standard while also being able to demonstrate and explain toothbrushing and promote important toothbrushing messages. We will also begin to offer fluoride varnishes at lest twice yearly, providing an extra layer of protection for your child’s teeth.
Childsmile for children aged 5 to 12 years old
As well as the ongoing checks and offering of fluoride varnishes at least twice a year, we will give both you and your child extra information and support regarding oral care and dietary information. This will combine to give you child not only the best start in having healthy teeth and gums but will also reinforce positive messages regarding oral care for the rest of the lives. Healthy eating is also something we at Lux Dental Care take seriously as we know that it is not just important for healthy teeth, but also for the general health as well.
Childsmile at Lux Dental Care – Get In Touch to Know More
If you would like to know more about us, or if you would like to book an appointment with one of our professional dentists, orthodontists or dental hygienists, why not email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 01324 623089 and one of our team will get back to you.