Our mission is to provide dental treatment that is tailored to your child’s needs in a gentle and safe way.
Open Door Policy
Our office has an open door policy, which means that you are welcome to be with your child in the operatory, with the exception of general anesthesia appointments.
The Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child visit the dentist every six months for regular exams, cleanings, and fluoride treatments. The doctor will discuss with you the need for dental radiographs to assess cavities and developmental growth at this time. Our office places strong emphasis on oral health education so you and your child will learn the proper brushing and flossing techniques and review dietary recommendations. Sealants
Sealants are a thin coating placed on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect your child’s teeth from cavities. The procedure does not require any sort of anesthetic and can last for many years with the proper care. We offer BPA-free sealants.
Silver Diamine Fluoride
This new medication, also known as SDF, offers an alternative to dental fillings on cavities, especially on our younger patients who might be a little anxious about treatment. This liquid is easy to apply without any anesthetic or drilling. Please ask your pediatric dentist to see if your child is a candidate for the procedure.
Our office offers tooth-colored fillings or composite fillings with a BPA-free material. We are a mercury-free office. Crowns
When a large cavity cannot be treated with a tooth-colored filling, we will recommend a crown for the tooth. We offer both stainless steel crowns, also known as SSC’s or white tooth-colored crowns, known as Zirconia crowns. Please talk to your pediatric dentist to decide which kind of crown is best for your child.
Also known as laughing gas, this is a safe and mild form of sedation can be used to supplement local anesthetic in a filling procedure. It can help reduce anxiety about your child’s procedure. There are little to no lingering effects from the laughing gas, so your child can attend school or regularly scheduled activities after their appointment.
This is a great option for treatment on apprehensive children where nitrous oxide is not an option. It will still require the child’s cooperation but will make the child a little drowsy. It does require the child to rest at home after their appointment, and they will require adult supervision.
When a child’s fear is too great or when dealing with treatment on special needs patients or very young children, general anesthesia is recommended. Your pediatric dentist understands the risks of this type of procedure and is committed to offering safe treatment under the care of a Dental Anesthesiologist.