Stay calm. If your emergency is life threatening, call 911 or go immediately to the emergency room.
If your child is experiencing a dental emergency, such as a broken tooth, severe toothache, or a lost filling or crown, please call our office right away. We will make arrangements to see your child as soon as possible – whether your child is a new or existing patient. The office team will work together to reduce your child’s anxiety and quickly complete treatment. Our goal is to create a happier, healthier patient by addressing your child’s emergency effectively and efficiently.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends checkups twice a year in order to prevent cavities and other dental problems. Oral hygiene needs change with age and the condition of your child’s teeth and gums. Your pediatric dentist may recommend a checkup schedule that is more or less frequent than twice a year.
Routine dental checkups are vital to good oral hygiene and are the best way to detect problems at their earliest stages which saves unnecessary discomfort, time, and money.
Restorative dentistry in pediatric dentistry typically comprises two procedures: fillings and crowns. Both procedures aim to repair damage to the tooth’s surface, or enamel, and restore the function and esthetics of your child’s teeth.
Braces are an orthodontic appliance used to straighten teeth and correct bad bites. Braces can be prescribed for teens, adults, and children who have permanent teeth.
A mouth guard is used by athletes of all ages to protect teeth from trauma during competitive and individual sporting activities. The American Association of Orthodontists advocates the use of mouth guards by children and adults during organized and recreational sporting activities.
Made of clear or shaded plastic, sealants are applied to the teeth to help keep them cavity-free.
Sealants protect the grooved and pitted surfaces of the teeth, especially the chewing surfaces of the back teeth where most cavities in children are found. Made of clear or shaded plastic, sealants are applied to the teeth to help keep them cavity-free.