We make oral health fun
We like getting children involved in taking care of their teeth. We give them lots of patience and praise, mixed in with simple, fun instructions on proper teeth care at home. We’ll give them easy-to-follow booklets with tooth coloring activities, and we always provide videos and games to make learning about teeth fun.
Regular check-ups and cleanings keep chompers chomping
Once your child’s first tooth appears, it’s time to start regular check-ups and professional cleanings. Children should see the dentist every six months, so we can help prevent (or catch) tooth decay and alignment problems early. Our pediatric dental experts can help prevent more serious problems later by treating dental issues from the start.
Seal out cavities
While brushing is key to preventing cavities, it’s not always possible to reach every nook and cranny, especially back molars, where food particles and cavity-causing bacteria can hide. That’s why sealants, a clear, thin protective coating, can be an important treatment in reducing and preventing cavities when applied to your child’s teeth.
It’s an easy and painless process. Your dentist may also apply fluoride to strengthen your child’s teeth. It’s all part of the comprehensive care you receive at Western Dental.
Did you know: The American Dental Association (ADA) advises that sealants applied to molars can reduce the risk of cavities by 80%.
We're here to destroy cavities
We’re sad to say that cavities are the number one childhood disease. That’s why we’re obsessed about treating and preventing them. Cavities can cause pain and become infected if not treated right away. We repair cavities with permanent fillings, or crowns to help kids keep teeth healthy and strong.
We’ll fix the cracks and fill in the gaps.
Running, playing, biting – kids can be tough on teeth. If your child damages a tooth, we can fix it before it becomes a deeper fracture or infection, or easily restore a missing or diseased tooth.
Did you know that a bad tooth can affect the health of the surrounding teeth? Bacteria and infection can travel to surrounding teeth, so it’s important to fix dental problems before they spread.
If a tooth’s injury is too large for a filling, your child’s dentist may recommend a new crown to help restore the tooth’s normal size and shape and help adult teeth come in strong and straight. A crown is a custom-molded, natural looking tooth replacement. Once the crown is in place, your child can get back to get chewing, chomping and smiling with confidence.