WHAT IS A PEDIATRIC DENTAL SPECIALIST?

A pediatric dental specialist provides comprehensive preventative care and therapeutic oral health care to infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Pediatric dentists have completed an additional two-year advanced educational program providing them with special skills and knowledge beyond that of a general dentist.


PREVENTATIVE DENTAL CARE

Preventative dental care is the act of caring for teeth to keep them healthy. Routine preventative dental care

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RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Restorative dentistry is the prevention and treatment of diseases of the teeth to restore or bring them back to their best health.

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SEDATION DENTISTRY

Sedation dentistry is the use of medications to help patients relax during dental treatment.

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ROOT CANAL THERAPY FOR CHILDREN

Primary teeth are important and should be kept intact instead of being prematurely extracted.

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ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

Interceptive orthodontics also known as early treatment orthodontics can begin as early as age 6 or 7.

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EMERGENCY DENTAL CARE

During an emergency, it’s necessary to seek treatment for your child as soon as possible.

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SILVER DIAMINE FLUORIDE

Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is an FDA-approved antibiotic liquid that, when applied to an area where cavities are forming, can stop bacteria from progressing.

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DIGITAL X-RAYS

At Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we pride ourselves on using the latest technology to diagnose the dental health of your child.

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SPECIAL HEALTHCARE NEEDS

At Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, we understand the challenges parents can face while taking their child with special healthcare needs to the dentist.

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Welcome to Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Joyful Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is accepting new patients - infants, toddlers and adolescents all welcome! Dr. Yaa McDonald and team offer a complete suite of services including customized smile makeovers. Call us today to schedule an appointment.