Pediatric Dentisry

Great Oral Health Starts Young

As a kid, going to the dentist can be scary. As a parent, it can be frustrating. We’re here to help ease the process and start your child’s oral health off right.

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A check-up every six months for your child is recommended in order prevent cavities and other dental problems.

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

What to Expect

  • Exam & Cleaning

    We'll gently examine your child's teeth and gums. X-rays may be taken to help reveal decay and check on the progress of your child's permanent teeth under the gums. We'll review the findings of the exam and then clean your child's teeth before applying topical fluoride to help protect the teeth against decay.
  • Treatment, If Needed

    If your child requires treatment for cavities, we will collaboratively develop a plan to address these needs. Our goal for your child’s care is to treat all cavities and incorporate a health routine to prevent new cavities in a non-scary way. In some cases we may refer your treatment to a specialist.

“My kids love it here – they’re even excited when they have an appointment. We’re lucky to have found this place.”

— TY SISCOE

Pricing

Children’s Teeth Cleaning & Exam $140

D1020 or D0145 & D1120

Free for Members*

*Dental Membership Plan includes 2 cleanings and 2 exams per year.

1st-Time-to-the-Dentist Tips

✓ Read to Imagine

Read books to your child about going to the dentist to help them understand why their upcoming visit is important. Here’s a list of Amazon’s Top Dental Health Books for Kids.

✓ Tell a Fun Story

Remember when you were a kid going to the dentist? Tell a fun story about your experience to build a positive outlook for their upcoming dentist visit.

✓ Preview Their Upcoming Visit

Flip through pictures of the practice and team and talk about the details of their visit in advance: That we’ll be taking a look at their teeth and gums  and teaching them about good oral health habits.

FAQs

When should I take my child to the dentist for the first check-up?
To prevent dental problems, your child should see a pediatric dentist when the first tooth appears, or no later than his/her first birthday.
Are baby teeth really that important to my child?
Primary, or "baby," teeth are important for many reasons. Not only do they help children speak clearly and chew naturally, they also aid in forming a path that permanent teeth can follow when they are ready to erupt.
What should I do if my child has a toothache?
First, rinse the irritated area with warm salt water and place a cold compress on the face if it is swollen. Then, see your dentist as soon as possible.
When should we begin using toothpaste and how much should we use?
Starting at birth, clean your child’s gums with a soft infant toothbrush or cloth and water. Parents should use a tiny smear of fluoride toothpaste to brush baby teeth twice daily as soon as they erupt and a soft, age-appropriate sized toothbrush. Once children are 3 to 6 years old, then the amount should be increased to a pea-size dollop and perform or assist your child’s toothbrushing. Remember that young children do not have the ability to brush their teeth effectively. Children should spit out and not swallow excess toothpaste after brushing.
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