At Envision a Smile, we strive to provide effective and consistent dental treatments for every member of the family. Younger patients are always welcome at our practice, and we promise to provide the same level of treatment and care for children and teens as we do for adults. Our staff will do everything possible to help your child remain comfortable and relaxed while working on their teeth. We offer blankets and pillows to provide comfort, and our patient rooms feature flat-screen TVs to keep children and teens occupied. And with our family scheduling, it is very easy to get a child in for an appointment.
We strongly encourage parents to start bringing their children in for dental visits at a very early age. In fact, it is advised that a child receives their first visit shortly after their first teeth begin emerging. This is typically between the ages of six months and one year. By receiving regular dental visits early on, children become more accustomed to the process, and it will help them feel more comfortable for future visits. Additionally, studies have proven that young children who receive regular dental visits are more likely to maintain positive oral health into their teenage and adult years. By bringing your child to Envision a Smile, you are providing them the best chance for achieving a lifetime of great oral health.
We offer the following pediatric dental services:
- Sealants: Dental sealants consist of a thin layer of acrylic coating that is applied over the back molars. This coating will establish an effective barrier against bacteria and plaque that could otherwise cause teeth to experience damage. Sealants also smooth out the rough surfaces that are present on teeth to make them easier to clean and maintain.
- Fluoride Applications: Fluoride is known for being extremely beneficial for developing teeth. This naturally occurring substance has proven to be effective for strengthening tooth enamel and reversing the early effects of tooth decay. Our experts can apply fluoride directly to teeth so that the substance can be absorbed. Fluoride applications can be completed alongside a regular checkup.
- Fillings: When cavities occur, dental fillings are used to restore the appearance and function of the teeth. Our practice offers tooth-colored composite fillings that look natural.
- Emergency Dentistry: Children and teens live extremely active lives, and it’s no surprise that many dental emergencies involve younger patients. Although a dental emergency can be very scary, our caring staff will do everything they can to help your child remain comfortable. We are prepared to provide effective treatment on short notice so that your child can get back to enjoying positive oral health.
Help your child achieve a lifetime of great oral health by bringing them in for a visit to Envision a Smile. By receiving dental visits early in life, your child is more likely to maintain strong, healthy teeth as they grow older. Please call us at 630-454-8166 to schedule an appointment.