Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

At what age should I start to maintain my baby's teeth?

As soon as a tooth appears, it has to be taken care of.  At the beginning, it simply means to pass a towel over the teeth after a meal.  Eventually, they will have to brush their teeth and use the dental floss.

At what age should a child visit the dentist for the first time?

Once a child is three, we can examine and clean their teeth.

At what age should we start giving fluoride to the child?

As soon as they reach 6 months and until  they are 16.  The dosage will vary with the age.  Ask your dentist or your pharmacist.

I am afraid of dentists, what can I do?

L'ordre des dentistes du Québec has published some information which might help some persons.  Click here to read this information.

How do you chose the best toothbrush?

Search for a soft or extra soft toothbrush so it does not harm your teeth and/or your gums.