At whatever age, children need regular dental check-ups to prevent decay and ensure that their mouths develop properly.
Also, by providing a full preventative programme with fissure sealants, fluoride applications and dietary advice, fillings should be a thing of the past, so their visits should be fun.
When you come to the dentist, especially for the first time, we ask you or your mum or dad or carer some questions about you. This information is personal to you and is called personal data. For example, personal data includes your name and address. Sometimes we ask for information that is even more personal to you and this is called special category data. For example, we may ask if you are taking any medicines and if you are, we will write this down. We need to know all of this information, so that we can look after you safely.