Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty combining different techniques and procedures from other specialties, enabling dentists to offer children primary, therapeutic, and preventative treatments. Pediatric dentists at Sprout Kids Dentistry offer treatments for a wide range of dental diseases to infants, children, adolescents, and children with special needs from South Boston. We understand that dental appointments can be a source of anxiety to most children, and it is our goal to offer a fun environment that works to lessen the apprehension and fear kids have of dentists. This helps us in our aim to maintain good oral health in children of all ages.
Dr. Anderson and her team of dentists offer exceptional dental care to children. We do this due to our unique ability to understand the different strengths and susceptibilities of all our patients. This enables us to make our patients feel comfortable in the dental setting, this makes accurate diagnosis possible and we can use appropriate treatments to relieve their dental issues. Special care and comfort are assured for our patients with special needs who may feel anxious in a new environment.
Unfortunately, most parents are not sure how to instill lifelong good oral habits in their children. They feel that as long as their kids are brushing their teeth well, then a dental visit is not necessary. It is important to realize the importance of regular dental visits for your kids. Our team makes sure that all dental visits are scheduled at a time when your child is at the most alert. Regular dental visits help us to instill good oral habits in children of all ages. Adults who constantly face dental concerns usually realize that their dental issues are rooted in childhood. That is why it is imperative that you do not allow your children to ignore their oral health which may follow them into adulthood as well. We are aware of the unique likes and dislikes of our patients, and we ensure they look forward to their dental visits and enjoy a lifetime of good oral health.
Dr. Anderson and our team aim are changing how children and their parents feel about dental visits. Learning dental hygiene is always fun at Sprout Kids Dentistry and every patient visit is seamless and enjoyable. Pediatric dentistry services include a range of dental checkups, exams, and sedation. Each procedure offered at our practice is painless and you can opt for laughing gas or get your procedure under general anesthesia. If your kids are struggling with concerns like tooth decay or damage, they will benefit from the many preventive treatments and measures offered at our center. Here are the pediatric services that can help our patients from South Boston:
- Laughing gas
- Hospital dentistry under general anesthesia
- Infant oral care
- New patient exams
- Routine check-ups and cleaning
- Fluoride treatment
- Protective sealants
- Tooth-colored fillings
- Silver fillings
- Pediatric crowns
- Nerve treatment (pulpotomy)
- Custom athletic mouthguards
About South Boston, MA
South Boston is a densely populated neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Also, known as Southie, it is located south and east of the Fort Point Channel and abutting Dorchester Bay. It is a working-class Irish Catholic community and recently, a hot spot for the millennial population. South Boston is home to Dorchester Heights where George Washington forced British troops to evacuate during the American Revolutionary War. Another mark on history has been made with Boston busing desegregation. South Boston is home to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade which is a celebration of the Irish-American culture and the Evacuation Day observance. There are several parks in the area but the most prominent is the Fort Independence, a feature of Castle Island. Both of these are on the State and National Registers of Historic Places and the fort is a National Historic Landmark. Among the other attractions for visitors include the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon and the New Year’s Day Plunge which is an annual winter gathering since 1904.