All children are welcome in our practice. In our experience, the earlier the better. This helps the child become accustomed to the sight and smells of the dental office early on and can also help in reducing any anxiety associated with dentists later on in life.
From the age of 3 a child can be treated in our office and will be part of our preventive program with one of our preventive assistants who are specially trained to treat children.
There has been an increase in the prevalence of caries (cavities) in primary teeth (usually applies to children under the age of 5 before any presence of permanent teeth) According to statistics, 56% of children in The Netherlands have an average of 8 cavities by the age of five. (Source ACTA)