Looking For a Pediatric Dentist?
As a pediatric dentist office, Tooth Fairy Smiles specializes and is dedicated to the oral health of children. We have special training to work on a variety of issues in young, developing mouths, and also with young patient needs. Tooth Fairy Smiles is qualified to care for your child and their teeth. The best part of our job is educating young minds on how to develop good oral hygiene habits and inspire them to enjoy visiting the dentist.
Our office provides a full and comprehensive array of services to ensure that your child maintains a happy, healthy, and picture-perfect smile. Routine exams are important in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Part of good oral hygiene is also followed by daily home care. This mixed with professional cleanings every six months helps to keep those bright healthy smiles!
We’re always here to help you. Whether this is your first child going to the dentist, or this is par for the course, we are always available to help your child get the best smile possible. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to get started!
Hours of Operation
Mon. – Fri.
8AM – 4:30PM
(by appointment only)
Make an Appointment Today!
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Tooth Fairy Smiles Services
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To treat a cavity we will remove the decayed portion of the tooth and then “fill” the area on the tooth where the decayed material was removed. Fillings are also used to repair cracked or broken teeth and teeth that have been worn down from misuse (such as from nail-biting or tooth grinding).
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A dental extraction is the removal of a tooth or teeth from the dental alveolus (socket) in the alveolar bone. Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, but most commonly to remove teeth which have become unrestorable through tooth decay, periodontal disease or dental trauma; especially when they are associated with toothache.
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The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends placing dental sealants on the first permanent molars (at around 6 years of age) and the second permanent molars (which come in around 12 years of age).
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Pulp is found at the center of each tooth, and is comprised of nerves, tissue, and many blood vessels, which work to channel vital nutrients and oxygen. The primary goal of pulp therapy is to treat, restore, and save the affected tooth.
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Dental trauma refers to trauma (injury) to the teeth and/or periodontium (gums, periodontal ligament, alveolar bone), and nearby soft tissues such as the lips, tongue, etc.
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Sedation dentistry is the use of a mild sedative to manage special needs or anxiety while your child receives dental care. Sedation also may be used when several procedures need to be done at the same time, when the safety of a child may be compromised, or if your child has a strong “gag” reflex.