Starting good oral hygiene habits early helps ensure that your child will have a healthy set of pearly whites that last a lifetime. An important part of maintaining a healthy smile is getting dental checkups and professional cleanings every 6 months.
Children should see an orthodontist for the first time by the time they are 7. Sunshine Kids Dental & Orthodontics has dentists & orthodontists in the same office to make braces or Invisalign treatment easy.
Braces work by gently applying pressure to teeth on a constant basis. Over time, this process will shift your child’s bite into alignment, resulting in a healthy and beautiful smile that will last a lifetime.
Since kids are prone to cavities, sealants are a good way to provide an extra layer of protection on their teeth. Through a painless procedure, the sealants are painted over your child’s teeth, sinking into vulnerable areas like the ridges on their molars.
Dental emergencies shouldn’t be ignored. We will do our best to see your child for a same day appointment in the event of a dental emergency. No matter if your child is a new or established patient, we will try and get them into our office ASAP.
Fluoride treatments provide your child’s teeth with important nutrients, which can sometimes reverse early signs of decay. And that’s important since avoiding decay is a key aspect of oral health, crucial at any age.
It is not uncommon for children to need teeth pulled, also called an extraction. Sometimes, when teeth grow in, they don’t erupt properly, and removing the tooth is the best solution. Before your child’s procedure, our dentist will ensure that they are comfortable and that they won’t feel pain during the extraction.
Even though our teeth are sturdy and strong, plaque can get the best of them. Nearly all Americans have a cavity at some point. Luckily, there are several treatment options available that we can use to restore your child’s smile.