You can help your child feel more comfortable during dental visits by:
Yes, tooth-colored fillings, also known as composite fillings, are safe and commonly used for children. They are made of a tooth-colored resin material that blends seamlessly with your child's natural teeth, preserving the aesthetics of their smile while effectively treating cavities.
In the case of a dental emergency, it's important to remain calm. Contact our office immediately for guidance. We can provide instructions over the phone and, if necessary, arrange a same-day appointment to address the emergency promptly.
To help your child maintain good oral hygiene habits, you can:
Yes, fluoride treatments are safe and beneficial for children. Fluoride is a mineral that strengthens tooth enamel and helps prevent tooth decay. The application of fluoride treatments is tailored to your child's specific needs and provides added protection against cavities.
Dental sealants are thin, protective coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of molars and premolars. They act as a barrier, preventing bacteria and food particles from accumulating in the deep grooves and fissures of the teeth, reducing the risk of cavities.
Yes, dental X-rays are generally safe for children. Modern dental X-ray equipment and techniques use minimal radiation exposure, and lead aprons are used to protect your child's body from unnecessary exposure.
Regular dental checkups are typically recommended every six months. However, your pediatric dentist may suggest more frequent visits based on your child's individual oral health needs.
It is recommended to schedule your child's first dental visit by their first birthday or within six months after their first tooth erupts.
Dr. Lee spends time with his patients, presenting every treatment option available and helping patients choose the right treatments for the best results. These options include implants, implant-supported dentures, endodontics, periodontal therapy, oral surgery, and all basic restorative treatments. And to make things even better, we offer laughing gas completely free of charge, so you can experience a worry-free and peaceful treatment.