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How do you do a cleaning or exam on a one-year old?

small baby girl smilingMost commonly, we will complete the exam and cleaning while the parent or guardian is in the dental chair and your child is sitting on your lap. 

Knee-to-knee is sometimes necessary. This process involves the parent or guardian and dentist sitting across from each other touching knees. The child lays on the parent or guardian’s lap as well as the dentist’s lap. 

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If you have any more questions on what to expect during a dental exam of this type or to schedule an appointment, please call our Melbourne dental clinic. We look forward to hearing from you.


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