Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics and General Dentistry located in Brentwood, TN

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Pediatric Dentistry services offered in Brentwood, TN

To maximize the health of your child’s teeth and gums, it’s important to see a family dentist who specializes in treating children. At Hendricks Dental Specialists in Brentwood, Tennessee, the family dentistry and orthodontic specialists offer comprehensive pediatric dentistry services to reduce the risk of oral health problems. Call the office to schedule a dental visit for your child, or use the online booking feature today.

Pediatric Dentistry Q&A

What is pediatric dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry at Hendricks Dental Specialists includes evaluations, dental cleanings, and oral health treatments for newborns to patients up to 21 years old. Dr. Alex is a board-certified pediatric dentist who has been practicing in Brentwood for more than 20 years. 

All pediatric dental assistants at Hendricks Dental Specialists have completed additional schooling in order to care for children’s specific dental needs. 

Which pediatric dentistry services are available?

Some of the pediatric dentistry options available at Hendricks Dental Specialists include:

  • Pediatric dental exams
  • Digital dental X-rays
  • Dental cleanings
  • Nitrous oxide to ease anxiety
  • Silver diamine fluoride treatment
  • Dental fillings
  • Crowns
  • Extractions
  • Invisalign®
  • Traditional and clear braces

Hendricks Dental Specialists also offers emergency dentistry services and same-day appointments for children and teenagers with immediate oral health care concerns. They also cater to children with special needs.

What should I expect during pediatric dental visits?

Friendly Hendricks Dental Specialists providers warmly greet your child when they arrive for their dental visit. The dental specialists offer nitrous oxide if needed to calm anxious young dental patients, making it easier for them to sit still.

A Hendricks Dental Specialists hygienist takes dental X-rays whenever necessary and gently cleans your child’s teeth using specialized dental tools to remove tartar and plaque in hard-to-reach areas. They also floss your child’s teeth and offer fluoride treatment to reduce the risk of developing cavities.

The Hendricks Dental Specialists dental team reviews the results of your child’s X-rays and examines their teeth and gums. They offer dental sealants to reduce decay and other treatments that enhance oral health.

If your child needs treatment for tooth damage, dental decay, or gum problems, Hendricks Dental Specialists offers highly effective solutions. The team can extract teeth that don’t fall out on their own or remove impacted wisdom teeth. The Hendricks Dental Specialists team also offers cutting-edge orthodontics treatments to improve your child's bite or straighten crooked teeth. 

How often should I schedule pediatric dentistry visits?

Schedule a dental appointment for your child at least every six months for dental cleanings and exams. Call the Hendricks Dental Specialists office if your child has a broken or cracked tooth, a toothache, or other signs of dental decay. If you’re unsure if your child needs a dental appointment, call the office, and a friendly staff member can happily answer your questions.

To schedule a pediatric dentistry visit for your child, call the Hendricks Dental Specialists office or use the online booking feature today.