ANXIETY-FREE PEDIATRIC DENTAL CARE
Our compassionate staff delivers high-quality dental care in a relaxed atmosphere. Everything about our practice is designed to create a comfortable, non-threatening dental experience for your child. We go the extra mile to provide the exceptional care your child deserves while treating every parent like a member of our family.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE HERE
Your child’s dental health is our top priority. All of the services performed at Barnhill Pediatric Dentistry are reliable, healthy and safe for children of all ages.
Your child’s dental health is our top priority. All of the services performed at Danville Pediatric Dentistry are reliable, healthy and safe for children of all ages.
At Danville Pediatric Dentistry, our goal is to prevent dental issues from arising before it is too late. We recommend scheduling a check-up appointment every 6 months to ensure your child’s teeth are growing properly with no underlying problems.
Restorative dentistry is dental work required as the result of cavities. We perform all types of restorative dentistry through the most appropriate method of sedation for the comfort and safety of your individual child.
TYPES OF SEDATION WE OFFER
NITROUS OXIDE SEDATION
Our most popular tool for helping our patients to be more comfortable with restorative dentistry is nitrous oxide (laughing gas). The AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) says that “Nitrous oxide with oxygen is a safe, effective sedative agent used to calm a child’s fear of the dental visit and enhance effective communication. Additionally, it works well for children whose gag reflex interferes with dental treatment.”
ORAL CONSCIOUS SEDATION
We offer oral conscious sedation in the office. Medications are given to the child in the office that reduces anxiety and enhances cooperation. The child is not unconscious and breathes completely on their own. The Dentist and Staff monitor their vital signs before, during, and after the procedure. This type of sedation may be indicated for children that have very high anxiety, children that are very young and do not understand how to be cooperative in a dental setting, children with special needs, and children who require extensive dental treatment.
We also offer general anesthesia as a treatment option when necessary. General anesthesia may be indicated for children with extensive treatment needs that are extremely uncooperative, special needs patients, or patients that are too young to be a candidate for sedation.
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Does Pediatric Dentistry Cost More?
Not necessarily! Every parent wants the best for their children, and we do too! Our practice is happy to work with you to create a dental hygiene plan for your child that will suit you and your family’s financial needs.
What age should my child see a pediatric dentist?
The AAPD recommends that your child should be seen no later than 6 months after their first tooth erupts from the gum. Little teeth need as much attention as “big teeth” to prevent decay and encourage life-long healthy habits.
DOES YOUR CHILD NEED BRACES?
If your child is age 7 or older, it’s time to visit an orthodontist.
The earlier you can get your child in for an examination with
an orthodontist, the easier it will be to ensure they start treatment
at the right time to obtain the best results on the easiest path.