Ardalan Pediatric Dentistry

Why are the primary (baby) teeth so important? ▶

Dr. Ardalan with infant patient - Infant oral care in Port St. Lucie, FL

It is very important to maintain the health of the primary teeth. Neglected cavities can and frequently do lead to problems which affect the developing permanent teeth. Primary teeth, or baby teeth, are important for (1) proper chewing and eating, (2) providing space for the permanent teeth and guiding them into the correct position, and […]

At what age should my child see the dentist?

Ardalan's team of dentists working with patients - Pediatric Dentist in Port St. Lucie, FL

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), your child should visit the dentist by his/her 1st birthday. The first visit allows the dentist to educate parents about their child’s oral health and also to evaluate the child for early dental issues. Even very young children can be susceptible to dental caries if the […]