Dori Dental Arts is a family practice. We have two children ourselves, and enjoy interacting and working with children. We believe kids should start seeing their dentist around the age of 2, and we encourage parents to bring their children to their own appointments. Our goal is to create a feeling of trust and encourage a lifelong awareness of the importance of oral health. A child's first visit will start by getting him/her used to sitting in the dental chair and playing with the doctors and staff. They get to see how the equipment works like the suction ("Mr. Thirsty") and air/water syringe ("water shooter"). Radiographs (x-rays) are typically not taken at the first visit unless we see signs of decay. Before the end of the visit, the child will have their teeth brushed with our "tickly" toothbrush and they will get to choose a toy from the treasure box.