10 Reasons To Choose A Pediatric Dentist Instead Of A General Dentist For Your Child

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Little teeth are just like big teeth, right? Why do I need a different dentist for my youngster?

First off, emerging teeth aren’t just like adult teeth. And, yes, we recommend a special dentist for your son or daughter.

Why should I take my child to a pediatric dentist?

A pediatric dentist can better serve your child’s dental needs.

Here are 10 reasons to take your youngster to a pediatric dentist.

1. A pediatric dentist has training in pediatric dental care in addition to training in general dentistry. The pediatric training takes from two to three extra years after graduating from dental school.

2. A pediatric dentist understands the unique characteristics of developing teeth.

3. Because pediatric dentists have schooling in psychology, they are better able to calm kids who are scared.

4. A pediatric dentist can advise you on issues such as pacifier use, breastfeeding, and teething. Plus thumb-sucking, sealants, late-emerging teeth, and children’s sports mouthguards.

5. Many pediatric dentists are trained to serve children with special needs.

6. Pediatric dentists and hygienists use instruments that fit in your youngster’s mouth. They carefully explain what each is used for. They don’t rush treatment. This helps put your youngster at ease.

7. Pediatric dentists and hygienists are better able to help youngsters learn daily dental hygiene.

8. Pediatric dental practices designed to appeal to children. The decor, furniture, and kid-friendly amenities help children enjoy visiting the dentist. Many pediatric dentists reward children with prizes.

9. Pediatric dentists have training in dental sedation for children and teenagers

10. Pediatric dentists treat kids all day and stay calm and collected even when children act like, well, children. They love working with kids!

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Lone Tree, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado

9126 E 57th Ave
Denver, CO