Children’s dentistry, as the name suggests, refers to dental treatments adapted according to the specific needs of children. Our dental clinic includes pediatric dentists, and we maintain a warm, inviting, kid-friendly environment where your children may feel safe and comfortable. Placing a unique emphasis on preventative dentistry, we adapt all treatments and techniques according to children’s unique psychological needs, helping them develop a positive relationship with oral hygiene and dentistry.
What is children’s dentistry?
Children’s dentistry, also known as pediatric dentistry, is a branch of dentistry focused on the diagnosis and treatment of dental problems related to children. Our dentists examine your children’s teeth periodically to ensure their permanent teeth erupt without malocclusion, overcrowding, and other problems. We also focus on children’s oral hygiene and habits, helping them develop a positive relationship with dentistry, which would help them lead a life with perfect teeth.
Pediatric dentists are uniquely trained to identify some dental problems common amongst children, such as caries in milk teeth. However, they also modify all other dental treatments, such as fillings and dental cleanings, to ensure children feel comfortable. The pediatric dentist may use special kid-sized and colored equipment to reduce your children’s anxieties. Children’s dentistry also places a strong emphasis on dental education to foster a positive relationship with oral hygiene and dentistry.
Children’s dentistry includes…
- Regular teeth cleaning
- Dental sealants on molars and premolars
- Emergency dental extractions
- Tooth-colored dental fillings
- Mouthguards to protect teeth
- Nightguards for children with bruxism
- Dental education about oral hygiene
- Counseling to overcome poor oral habits
Energy Dental is a warm and friendly dental clinic where we want you and your children to feel comfortable. We’re committed to breaking the assumption that all dental clinics are scary places. Instead, we ensure your children actively look forward to their routine dental checkups and treatments, helping them develop a lifelong positive relationship with oral hygiene. Please schedule an appointment at our dental clinic in Houston, TX, for more information.