We will gently examine your child’s teeth and gums, ensuring they’re comfortable throughout the appointment. We may take X-rays to reveal decay and check on the progress of your child’s permanent teeth under the gums. It’s also common to clean your child’s teeth and apply topical fluoride to help protect the teeth against decay. We will make sure your child is receiving adequate fluoride at home. Most importantly, we will review how to clean and care for your child’s teeth.