Pediatric Dentistry

The Pediatric Dentist

The Pediatric Dentist is a dentist who specializes in the oral health care of infants, children, teens, and those individuals with mental and physical disabilities.  These specialists receive postgraduate training in the care of children’s needs past dental school education.  Working together with physicians and other dental specialties, the pediatric dentist is an important part of your child’s total health team.

A Pediatric Dentist is sensitive to the needs of each child.  Prevention and dental education are highly emphasized in a relaxed and playful atmosphere, creating a positive dental outlook as the child grows and develops.

The Pediatric Dentist is committed to monitoring your child’s dental growth and development.  When dental problems are detected early, intervention may reduce or avoid future dental problems.  Due to their strong commitment and knowledge of children’s oral health, many parents wisely choose a pediatric dentist to treat their children.