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Dr. Robert W. Fattouch, DMD

Dentist (Pediatric)

Dr. Robert W Fattouch DMD is a top Dentist (Pediatric) in Poway, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Robert W Fattouch DMD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Robert W Fattouch DMD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Robert W Fattouch DMD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Poway, CA, Dr. Robert W Fattouch DMD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
18 years Experience
Dr. Robert W. Fattouch, DMD
  • Poway, CA
  • Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

What is the earliest age someone can get braces?

Crooked teeth are not an indication for early orthodontics. We look at the patient's bite and severity of tooth crowding. If you are concerned, then I would recommend following READ MORE
Crooked teeth are not an indication for early orthodontics. We look at the patient's bite and severity of tooth crowding. If you are concerned, then I would recommend following up with a pediatric dentist or an orthodontist for an evaluation.

My daughter has all of her baby teeth in. What should I bring her to dentist?

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that a child's first visit be at 12 months of age or within 6 months of the eruption READ MORE
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend that a child's first visit be at 12 months of age or within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth. That being said, your daughter should be seen by a dentist now.

Is it important for children to floss their teeth daily?

Flossing is very necessary, cavities occur frequently between the teeth and flossing is the only way to keep those areas clean. You can try to use plastic flossers to get in between READ MORE
Flossing is very necessary, cavities occur frequently between the teeth and flossing is the only way to keep those areas clean. You can try to use plastic flossers to get in between the teeth.

What is the best way to remove stuck food particles in children's teeth?

Flossing is the best way to get food stuck between the teeth.

How often should a 7-year-old go to the dentist?

Children should be seen by a dentist two times per year or every six months, just like an adult.

When should a child start brushing his own teeth?

I recommend that you continue to brush your child's teeth until you feel that they are doing a good enough job on their own I have some parents with kids as old as 10 that are READ MORE
I recommend that you continue to brush your child's teeth until you feel that they are doing a good enough job on their own I have some parents with kids as old as 10 that are still helping with brushing their child's teeth. Every child is different, there is no age cut-off.

Do kids with lactose intolerance have weak teeth?

Unless your child has a specific syndrome there is no relation between lactose intolerance and weak teeth. You can get calcium from other non-lactose sources.

What are the chances that the spaces in my daughter's teeth will recur when her permanent teeth grow in?

Every child is different when it comes to teeth, teeth size, and spaces. Space is a good thing in children's teeth. Adult teeth are usually 1.5x larger than baby teeth, so those READ MORE
Every child is different when it comes to teeth, teeth size, and spaces. Space is a good thing in children's teeth. Adult teeth are usually 1.5x larger than baby teeth, so those spaces are there to help give adult teeth room. Also, if there is too much space in adult teeth, you can always go to the orthodontist when your child gets older.