Drs. Lasher and Harriman at Dental One Associates of Waldorf
3500 Old Washington Road, Suite 301, Waldorf, MD 20602

Early Dental Care Keeps Smiles Bright for Life

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If you want your children’s teeth and gums to stay healthy and strong, seeking information about dental hygiene for kids is a great start, but knowing your kids need to maintain a regular oral hygiene routine is just the beginning. It’s important to know how to brush and floss properly, how to choose the right dental care products for your children, and when to seek professional dental care. Over time, poor oral hygiene will undermine your kids’ self-esteem and affect their general health, so don’t waste any time; teach them early, and avoid serious dental problems in the future.

Dental Care Basics and Products



Good oral hygiene prevents dental plaque from building up on teeth; this inhibits cavity formation and reduces the oral bacteria that cause bad breath. Your children’s dental care routine should include twice-daily brushing with a soft-bristled toothbrush and daily flossing. When they are old enough to brush unsupervised, consider introducing an electric toothbrush. If bad breath is a problem, using a gentle mouth rinse made for kids can be helpful. To encourage kids to stick to their routines, keep them interesting by changing brands and including themed products made specifically for children. Popular cartoon characters and bubble-gum or fruit flavors are kid favorites. Using quality products makes cleaning more efficient. Be sure your choices are accepted by the American Dental Association.

An Affordable Dentist is the Key to a Healthy Smile



Even with regular dental care, your children need to see a dentist regularly to catch developing problems before they become serious. In the long run, preventative dental care is less expensive and less painful than addressing advanced dental problems. Your children’s dentist can recommend specific products, brushing and flossing techniques, and treatments to keep oral hygiene on track and tooth decay at bay. Regular dental check-ups every six months and routine professional cleanings as recommended will help your children enjoy lifelong healthy smiles.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Waldorf, call Drs. Lasher and Harriman at Dental One Associates of Waldorf today at (301) 861-0665 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Waldorf. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Lasher and Harriman at Dental One Associates of Waldorf, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Drs. Lasher and Harriman at Dental One Associates of Waldorf.

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