Pediatric & Family Dentistry Specialist

Kenneth Gonzales, D.D.S., P.L.L.C.

General & Cosmetic Dentistry located in Corpus Christi, TX

Pediatric and family dentistry focuses on dental care for your whole family. Whether you’re nine or 99, the team at Kenneth Gonzales, DDS, PLLC in Corpus Christi, Texas, offers a comprehensive menu of services to optimize your family’s oral health. Protect their smiles by calling the office or using the online scheduler to book a preventive dental exam to today.

Pediatric & Family Dentistry Q & A

Kenneth Gonzales, D.D.S., P.L.L.C.

When should my child have his or her first dental visit?

When it comes to your child’s dental care, a good rule of thumb to remember is the earlier you start the better. Regular visits to the dentist are a part of your child’s healthy oral plan. A good time to begin scheduling your child’s visits is after his or her first tooth comes in. Once teeth are present, cavities become possible. Dr. Kenneth Gonzales guides you as help your child prevent cavities and other dental problems.

What should I expect from a pediatric dental visit?

Before he begins an examination, Dr. Gonzales makes sure your child is completely comfortable. He has years of experience working with children and has a special knack for helping them relax.

He checks your child’s teeth, gums, bite, and tongue to look for problems and ensure that everything is healthy. During the exam, Dr. Gonzales discusses proper oral hygiene, such as how many times to brush each day, flossing, and the importance of a healthy diet.

What family dentistry services are offered?

As a family dentist, Dr. Gonzales offers a wide range of services, including:

  • Comprehensive exams
  • Dental X-rays
  • Dental cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Disease prevention
  • Fillings, root canals, and crowns
  • Veneers and Invisalign®
  • Teeth whitening and other cosmetic treatments

Your whole family benefits from Dr. Gonzales’ expertise. With today’s busy schedules, it’s convenient to get all your family’s dental care under one roof.

How often should I schedule pediatric dental visits for my child?

After your child’s initial visit to see Dr. Gonzales, you should come in twice a year. If he has reason to see your child more frequently, he’ll discuss the concerns and establish an alternative schedule so you’ll know what to expect.

How can I prevent cavities at home?

To maintain healthy teeth and gums, brush your teeth at least twice each day. Dr. Gonzales recommends flossing as part of your nighttime routine, but any time of the day is fine.

In addition to your at-home care, schedule two dental visits each year for a thorough exam and a deep cleaning. Your oral hygienist removes plaque and tartar that are difficult to remove at home with only a toothbrush.

Take care of your entire family with excellent dental care at Kenneth Gonzales, DDS, PLLC. Call the office or use the online scheduler to book an appointment today.