Pediatric Dentist Nashville | Adams & Seaton Pediatric Dentistry | New Patients
Call us at (615) 297-7597
Schedule an Appointment

Pediatric Dentist in Nashville, TN
4515 Harding Pike, Suite 114, Nashville, TN 37205

(615) 297-7597

New Patients

Your child’s first dental visit is an exciting and important step for both parents and child. Our pediatric dentists and staff are committed to providing a warm, welcoming environment for a positive experience.

img-faqs


What to Expect

Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a receptionist who will gather necessary information including a medical and dental history form. The forms are available here and should be printed, completed, and brought to the appointment. Please bring with you all insurance information you have available as well.


Preparing Your Child

You can play a large part in preparing your child for his/her first visit to the dentist.  We highly recommend reading a book describing a visit to the dentist to your child to help prepare them in advance. We would like to make a few suggestions to prepare your youngster for the initial visit.  First, present the visit as an exciting experience for yourself and for your child.  Second, tell your child that we will “count”, “brush”, and “take pictures” of their teeth.  By explaining the exam and the cleaning in these terms, your child will better understand the situation.

Try to act relaxed and at ease.  Your child will probably sense any anxiety on your part.  Avoid negative phrases such as “hurt”, “drill”, “pull” and “shot”.  This initial examination involves nothing uncomfortable and should be perceived by the child as non-threatening.  It is our job to make this the most positive experience possible.


Final Consultation

The appointment concludes with a final consultation with the dentist to discuss any further questions or necessary dental treatment.

Read Our Nashville Pediatric Blog

Pediatric Dentist in Nashville, TN
Nashville TN Pediatric Dentist | Healthy Transitions: Trading Bottles for Cups

Nashville TN Pediatric Dentist | Healthy Transitions: Trading Bottles for Cups

December 26th 2019

Helping your child switch from bottles to cups can be challenging. Babies may become emotionally attached to their bottles as a source of comfort as well as nutrition. However, bottles can also become dangerous to your child’s teeth over time....

37205 Pediatric Dentist | 4 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun

Nashville TN Pediatric Dentist | 4 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun

December 19th 2019

It can be difficult to get your child to practice proper oral care unsupervised. However, the long-term benefits of an early start to optimal oral hygiene are worth the effort. Below are some tips to help you make oral health...

Nashville TN Pediatric Dentist | 7 Things to Do with Your Child Before Age 7

Nashville TN Pediatric Dentist | 7 Things to Do with Your Child Before Age 7

December 5th 2019

As you have likely come to realize, children grow up quickly. Make sure you are savoring each moment you have with your child. Here are seven things we suggest doing with your child before they reach age 7. Make an...