Dimock Weinberg & Cherry DDS PLLC

3505 Converse Dr
Wilmington NC 28403
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Fri - Sun Closed

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We Have 2 Locations To Serve You! 3505 Converse Drive, Suite 175, Wilmington, NC 28403 1003 Olde Waterford Way, Suite 1A, Leland, NC 28451 Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. A pediatric dentist has two to three years specialty training following dental school and limits his/her practice to treating children only. Pediatric dentists are primary and specialty oral care providers for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health needs.<br><br>Getting an early start in regular dental care is an important step on the road to teaching your child healthy habits to last a lifetime. At the first visit, we will share with you the latest available methods for keeping your child healthy and safe.<br><br>The first dental visit should occur shortly after the first tooth erupts and no later than the child's first birthday. At the first visit we will present:<br><br><li>A program of preventive home care including brushing, flossing, diet and the importance of fluorides.<br><li>A caries (tooth decay) risk assessment.<br><li>If age appropriate, information about Early Childhood Caries, which may be due to inappropriate nursing habits or inappropriate use of sippy cups.<br><li>The latest facts about finger, thumb and pacifier habits.<br><li>What you need to know about preventing injuries to the mouth and teeth.<br><li>Information on growth and development.</li></li></li></li></li></li>