Pediatric Dentistry: Why You Should Schedule Visits

Do you spend time worrying about protecting your child? Of course you do! And that precious little smile is included. However, you may find that you are not quite sure where to begin or how to approach dental care for your little one. As a general rule of thumb, it is always beneficial to provide your child with pediatric dentistry. The sooner you begin establishing good, healthy hygiene habits with your child, the more optimistic you can feel that your son or daughter will continue those excellent habits for life. Wondering why you should begin scheduling children’s dental care visits right away? Look over the following:

We Offer Comfortable Dentistry

You may worry that your child will feel anxious or overwhelmed when visiting us. After all, a dental practice is like its own unique universe full of new sights, smells, and foreign equipment. To ensure your child has a wonderful first visit – and excellent visits after that – we place your little one’s comfort first. Our team offers compassionate, gentle care. We have even outfitted the exam rooms with TVs for an enjoyable time.

We Will Offer Additional Education

Though you have likely already been providing your child with excellent instructions for home care, we will make sure you, your child, and our team are all on the same page regarding best oral habits. With the proper brushing and flossing, your child improves his or her ability to avoid oral problems like cavities or gum disease for many years to come.

We Monitor Development

By monitoring the way your child’s smile grows and develops as your little one grows, we can treat concerns immediately to prevent long-term trauma or a need for future restorative treatments. For example, we may guide your child’s oral development to promote excellent chewing and speaking habits.


Calcagno Cosmetic and Family Dentistry offer expert services including dental implants, Six Month Smiles, pediatric dentistry, root canals, and teeth whitening in Rochester MN. To schedule a consultation, please call (507) 218-8936. Dr. Gilly Calcagno and Dr. Kara Heimer welcome and serve patients from Rochester, Red Wing, St. Charles, Winona, Farmington, Austin, and the surrounding communities.