North Harwood Family Dentistry - Ajax

Child’s First Appointment in Ajax

The first visit to a dental office sets the stage for a lifetime of oral health in children.
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At North Harwood Family Dentistry, Building Lifetime Smiles Begins Here

Let us help your kids establish excellent oral hygiene habits and track their journey toward beautiful smiles. We empathize with the unique dynamics of family care, recognizing that children require special attention. A healthy smile is a vital aspect of childhood, and we’re dedicated to providing personalized guidance to set them on the path to lifelong oral wellness.

Preparing for Your Child's First Dental Visit: What to Expect

Getting ready for your child’s first dental appointment? It’s a good idea to have an open conversation with your child about their upcoming visit to the dentist. The primary goal of their first visit is to create a relaxed, enjoyable experience and to start fostering a positive relationship with the dentist. We understand that the unknown can sometimes make people nervous, especially children. Here’s what your child can anticipate during their inaugural dental appointment:

Engaging Conversations

We will engage in friendly discussions with both you and your child, explaining the procedures and their purposes in a child-friendly manner. Our aim is to help your child feel comfortable and confident throughout the appointment, demystifying any dental “lingo” that may seem intimidating.

Gentle Examination

Our experienced dental team will conduct a gentle examination of your child’s gums, tongue, teeth, and overall oral health. This examination helps us identify any areas of concern or tricky spots that may require extra attention at home. We’ll provide personalized guidance and make note of these areas for future reference.

Interactive Education

We might request your child to demonstrate their tooth-brushing technique and then provide gentle instructions on how to enhance their brushing routine at home. Our team is always ready to answer any questions you or your child may have about dental health, fostering a supportive learning environment.

Book Your Child's First Appointment Today!

At our practice, we strive to ensure that your child’s first dental experience is enjoyable and educational. We’re here to dispel any anxieties and provide the guidance needed for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Fill out our form to request an appointment!

North Harwood Family Dentistry - Ajax

Winner of the Three Best Rated Award

Dr. Asad Hasan is the winner of the 3 Best Rated award for Best Dentists in Ajax.

Frequently Asked Questions

Children typically should visit the dentist every six months for regular check-ups and cleanings. However, the frequency may vary based on your child’s specific oral health needs.

Gum health is crucial because healthy gums provide the foundation for strong teeth. Gum disease, if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss and systemic health implications. Good gum health supports overall well-being.

If your child is anxious about the dentist, consider choosing a dentist who loves working with children, start early, use positive language, and visit the dental office in advance to help them become more comfortable with the environment. Communicate your child’s fears with the dental team for a more relaxed experience.

Schedule your child’s first dental visit around their first birthday or within six months of their first tooth emerging. Early dental visits help establish a positive relationship with the dentist and ensure early detection of potential oral health issues.

Primary teeth, or “baby teeth,” are essential for speech development, proper chewing, and guiding permanent teeth eruption. Neglecting them can lead to dental problems and affect the alignment of permanent teeth.

A child’s first dental appointment typically lasts around 30 minutes to an hour. During this time, the dentist conducts a thorough examination, provides oral hygiene instructions, and creates a comfortable environment to build trust with your child.

What Our Patients Are Saying

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    SaRaNYa s
    1 week ago
    Highly recommended!! I recently moved to this area and registered at North Harwood Dental. I usually get nervous whenever I visit dentist because of problems like severe gagging , sensitivity, soreness in mouth etc. I told Dr.Hasan about this , he calmly said lets try and see , in every step he explained well about the procedure, my filling was done and it was really a great experience (with not much pain or gagging problem).I recovered in few hours. Dr.Hasan is very caring , knowledgeable and passionate about his work. I really had an amazing experience with North Harwood Dental and the staff is very friendly.
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    Sayed Aurang
    1 month ago
    I have been taking my 4 years old daughter to Dr Hassan for the past few years now and I am very happy with his work he's very honest and knowledgeable. I have referred all of my friends and family and so far everyone I send to him,they are all happy with his work. North Harwood family dentists is the best.
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    Celeste Chandler
    2 months ago
    Very happy to have Dr Hasan as my dentist. He always makes sure that I understand the process and what needs to be done. I’m glad that I took the time to read through reviews before choosing my family dentist. My overall experience has been great with this team.
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    shoaib khalid
    2 months ago
    I recently had the pleasure of visiting North Hardwood Family Dentistry for my dental cleaning and scaling, and I must say, it was a truly remarkable experience. From the moment I walked in, I was greeted by a warm and welcoming atmosphere that immediately put me at ease. The staff at North Hardwood Family Dentistry are not only highly skilled professionals but also incredibly friendly and compassionate. My dentist, Dr. Hasan, took the time to thoroughly explain each step of the process, addressing any concerns I had with patience and understanding. Their expertise was evident, and I felt confident that I was in good hands throughout the entire apointment.
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    Dunia M
    4 months ago
    Seriously impressed with this office!! Dr. Hasan is thorough, detailed, very caring and compassionate! The whole team is a joy to be around! I had the best experience with each person from the front office to the hygienist, DA - everyone! You're in good hands and you will never feel rushed or anxious because the whole team takes great care of you from the beginning to end!! I'd recommend all my friends and family to come here!! 🤍
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    SaRaNYa s
    1 week ago
    Highly recommended!! I recently moved to this area and registered at North Harwood Dental. I usually get nervous whenever I visit dentist because of problems like severe gagging , sensitivity, soreness in mouth etc. I told Dr.Hasan about this , he calmly said lets try and see , in every step he explained well about the procedure, my filling was done and it was really a great experience (with not much pain or gagging problem).I recovered in few hours. Dr.Hasan is very caring , knowledgeable and passionate about his work. I really had an amazing experience with North Harwood Dental and the staff is very friendly.
    More
    Sayed Aurang
    1 month ago
    I have been taking my 4 years old daughter to Dr Hassan for the past few years now and I am very happy with his work he's very honest and knowledgeable. I have referred all of my friends and family and so far everyone I send to him,they are all happy with his work. North Harwood family dentists is the best.
    More
    Celeste Chandler
    2 months ago
    Very happy to have Dr Hasan as my dentist. He always makes sure that I understand the process and what needs to be done. I’m glad that I took the time to read through reviews before choosing my family dentist. My overall experience has been great with this team.
    More
    shoaib khalid
    2 months ago
    I recently had the pleasure of visiting North Hardwood Family Dentistry for my dental cleaning and scaling, and I must say, it was a truly remarkable experience. From the moment I walked in, I was greeted by a warm and welcoming atmosphere that immediately put me at ease. The staff at North Hardwood Family Dentistry are not only highly skilled professionals but also incredibly friendly and compassionate. My dentist, Dr. Hasan, took the time to thoroughly explain each step of the process, addressing any concerns I had with patience and understanding. Their expertise was evident, and I felt confident that I was in good hands throughout the entire apointment.
    More
    Dunia M
    4 months ago
    Seriously impressed with this office!! Dr. Hasan is thorough, detailed, very caring and compassionate! The whole team is a joy to be around! I had the best experience with each person from the front office to the hygienist, DA - everyone! You're in good hands and you will never feel rushed or anxious because the whole team takes great care of you from the beginning to end!! I'd recommend all my friends and family to come here!! 🤍
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