Our team of pediatric specialists are here to make your child's visit to the dentist a positive one! Our specially trained Squad is committed to providing even the most anxious children and parents with a relaxed and rewarding dental experience.
Tongue/lip tie releases may be recommended for several reasons. The most common reason is to provide relief from breastfeeding difficulty. Other reasons for releases might be to improve speech, improve the ability to clean the teeth, to decrease risk for cavities and to relieve muscle tension.
All of our releases are done with a laser in a matter of minutes.
Some kids are more anxious and may benefit from more sedation than can be provided by laughing gas alone.
The child drinks "sleepy juice" 10 minutes prior to initiating treatment. This medication is meant to make the child feel more relaxed during treatment and decreases the likelihood of emotional trauma. The child is awake but relaxed throughout the procedure.
Believe it or not, sometimes orthodontists want to hold teeth where they are instead of move them!Band and Loop Space Maintainers
If a baby tooth is lost early we may want to hold the teeth on either end of the gap in position so that they don’t drift into the empty space over time. Band and loops help to ensure that when the permanent tooth replacing the lost baby tooth is ready to come in, it has space to come into proper alignmentNance Appliance/Lower Lingual Holding Arch
These appliances are used to to hold teeth in position to prevent them from shifting in the case of missing/prematurely lost baby teeth.Space Regaining Appliances
If teeth have shifted, these appliances can be used to push teeth back into position.
This simple, non-invasive procedure helps to prevent cavities from forming in the grooves of molars.
A protective coating is "painted" into the grooves of the teeth to prevent plaque and bacteria from accumulating in the tooth’s crevices.
The last thing you want to see is a reminder of a cavity that once was. That’s why we exclusively use white fillings to fill all small cavities!VIEW PHOTOS >
If a cavity is too large to be filled with a white filling, a crown may be the best option for the longevity of the tooth. We are proud to offer 2 options for crowns: