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Regular Dental Check-ups

Regular dental check-ups are essential for healthy smiles. Allowing your child to get to know our Cambridge Pediatric Dental Associates’ team members is just as important as the check-up to foster positive dental relationships and create healthy smiles for a lifetime.

Advice about home care, oral habits, and diet are common and parents’ questions or concerns can be addressed. A “dental home” becomes established as a familiar, supportive base for regular pediatric dental care throughout childhood and adolescence. It is our goal at CPDA to maintain this important relationship all the way through the age of finishing college.

During a dental visit, the dentist will check your child’s mouth for tooth, gum and soft tissue health. Your child’s tooth alignment, growth and development will be monitored and discussed at each dental check-up. The dentist and dental hygienist will also demonstrate and review tooth brushing and flossing at each dental check-up in a way that is tailored to your child.

How often should a child see a dentist? Children’s needs differ, and your dentist will recommend a schedule of visits individualized for your child. How often visits are needed depends on your child’s dental home care, risk factors for cavities (dental caries), and for monitoring growth and development.

We encourage parents to stay with their children in the examination and treatment rooms and we are passionate about educating everyone in the family about the best ways to ensure optimal dental health. We are committed to providing your child with exceptional dental care at every stage of their development.

If you have any questions about your child’s dental exams or to schedule a consultation, please contact us at our Cambridge pediatric dental office. Our friendly staff are ready to assist you!

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Here at Cambridge Pediatric Dental Associates, we work diligently to protect our patient's rights and privacy. Requesting an appointment via our Internet portal is considered part of what HIPAA has identified as electronically protected information (ePHI). Unfortunately, despite the best efforts we make or take, there are people or entities that may attempt to intercept the data you transmit to us. By checking the box, and electronically making an appointment, you understand that you are making an appointment over the internet and that Cambridge Pediatric Dental Associates will keep this information confidential but cannot guarantee that others, outside of our practice, may not illegally intercept this communication. As a result of continuing, you are sending this transmission and accepting the inherent risk(s) associated with making this request for an appointment. As an alternative, you are always welcome to contact our office via telephone to schedule your appointment.


The information presented here is not intended or implied to be medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It should be used for informational purposes only.