Should Teens See a General or Pediatric Dentist?

when should my child transition from a pediatric to general dentist? Boulder

Kids grow up. Every parent knows that, and knows the mixed feelings that come with it. When they’re toddlers we take them to a pediatric dentist. How do we know when the time has come to transition to a general dental practice? At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, we have some thoughts on that.

Generally speaking, pediatric dentists see their young patients until they’re eighteen years old. But experts say there really is no age limit. Instead, it’s one of those decisions that parents come to naturally. When the time is right, you usually know.

By the time kids move on to a general dentist, pediatric dentists have met their developmental needs. They are trained in the way that mouths change as people grow up.

Growing up is the whole point. At Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO, we understand that, and as a family practice we can provide care for every member of your household. People from Boulder, Louisville, and Broomfield trust us with their dental health, and also come to us for complete cosmetic dentistry. Call to schedule an appointment today!

Contact Boulder County Smiles:


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1140 W South Boulder Rd Ste 201
Lafayette, Colorado


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