"Dr. Connerly made our son feel very comfortable, even though it was an unfamiliar situation. She was also very thorough. When he left, he said "I love going to the dentist!" - Anonymous

First visit to dentistYour Child's First Visit

We welcome the newest smiles at Age One Pediatric Dentistry.

Children should have their first dental visit by 12 months of age as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

During the first visit, you can expect the following:

Infant’s First Visit

  • Thorough evaluation of medical status
  • Dental decay risk assessment
  • Oral examination
  • Oral Hygiene instructions for infants
  • Dental growth and development discussion
  • Anticipatory guidance

Child or Adolescent First Visit

  • Thorough evaluation of medical status
  •  Oral examination
  •  Dental cleaning
  •  Fluoride treatment
  •  Radiographs (x-rays) as needed
  •  Brushing and flossing instructions
  •  Dental growth and development discussion
  •  Recommendations for treatment and/or decay prevention

If your child has visited a dentist in the past, we encourage you to have their dental records, including recent x-rays forwarded to our office or you may bring them with you.