Dentist in Hanford treats kids of all ages

Expectant parents can experience various emotions as they await the arrival of their first child. They may be nervous or excited. They may find themselves searching for the best of everything from newborn clothing to nursery furniture. Another aspect of their search may include finding a gentle and caring dental team. Expectant parents in Hanford can rest assured there is excellent care for the entire family at Hanford Family Dental Center. Compassionate dentist Dr. Nikunj Raiyani and his team treat kids of all ages. They take the time to educate families about tooth decay and how to prevent it at the earliest of ages.

Protecting babies from tooth decay

Babies can develop white spots on the teeth, which is a sign of dental caries. Therefore, we recommend wiping the baby’s mouth with a soft, moist washcloth after feedings. It is important to avoid giving the baby juice until 6 months old. Sugary foods and beverages such as soda or candy should not be given to the baby. After the first tooth erupts, we recommend brushing it with a soft bristle toothbrush. It is important to schedule the baby’s first dental appointment after the first tooth erupts or by 1 years old.

Planning for the first dental visit

We hope to be a part of major milestones in each family such as a child’s first dental appointment. We can assure you that we do all we can to make every visit enjoyable. Our staff has the training and expertise to provide the dental care children need. As your child grows, we can recommend an oral health regimen to meet his or her unique needs. Our recommendations often include brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups every six months.

Making oral hygiene a priority

Just as parents safeguard their homes before babies take their first steps, it is important to practice preventive dental care. For toddlers, we recommend brushing teeth after breakfast and before bedtime. We encourage parents to make brushing the teeth a fun activity for children.

Are you looking for a family dentist? We would love to be the dental team you rely on throughout all of your child’s milestones. To learn more about Hanford Family Dental Center, call (559) 530-8080.

Dr. Nikunj Raiyani

Hanford Family Dental Center

Dr. Nikunj Raiyani

At Hanford Family Dental Center we want to give our patients the best and most modern dental care. While dentistry focuses on the prevention and treatment of dental conditions and enhancing the aesthetics of your smile, we add a personal touch to it by understanding that your smile is unique. Through several years of training and experience, Dr. Nikunj Raiyani provides the best and most effective results through personalized and customized care. We work alongside you to help you achieve all your dental goals and desires. Our hygienists JD, Daisy and Jessica go the extra mile to educate you and help ensure your comfort throughout the treatment process. Although our office environment is modern, our Front Office staff and assistants ensure that you have a pleasant and smooth experience every time you visit us. At Hanford Family Dental Center, everything is about you!

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