My child is very fearful, I am concerned my child will not cooperate for their first appointment. Should I still schedule the appointment?

Absolutely! It is important we establish a positive relationship with your child, especially if he or she is fearful.

Dental Tips

Patterns of primary tooth eruption can vary from child to child. However, there are usually 8 incisors present by the first year. Usually by three years of age all 20 of the primary teeth are present.


Our two boys (ages four and eight) always look forward to their dental visits at Pediatric Dentistry of Alaska. Dr. Beck and Dr. Hisaw are excellent with children of all ages and give practical advice and guidance to children and...