Pediatric dentistry in Dorchester, MA
Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty for the treatment of children. It adapts dental techniques to give general, preventative, and restorative treatments to kids. Pediatric dentists at Sprout Kids Dentistry offer infants, children, adolescents and children with special needs from Dorchester comprehensive treatments for several dental diseases. Our center is dedicated to making dental visits fun for kids since most of them do not feel comfortable when going to the dentist. The environment at our center is encouraging and helps children deal with any apprehension or anxiety about meeting a dentist.
Dr. Anderson and her team of dentists offer unsurpassed dental care for children. We understand the different strengths and susceptibilities of each child and ensure they remain comfortable in the dental setting. Our team is trained to offer special care and comfort to children with special needs since they may feel more apprehensive in the new dental environment.
Sadly, some parents think that if their children are brushing their teeth well then they do not have to visit a dentist. There are many benefits of taking your children regularly for dental visits. With regular dental visits, children develop good dental hygiene. In fact, adults who do not take good care of their teeth mostly have these issues rooted in their childhood. When kids ignore their teeth routinely, they do so into adulthood. Our team of dentists remains aware of the likes and dislikes of each patient, thus children look forward to their dental visits at Sprout Kids Dentistry.
Our team strives to change how children and parents feel about dental appointments. Learning how to maintain your dental hygiene can be fun and our team ensures we make dental appointments seamless and easy. Pediatric dentistry includes checkups, examination, and sedation. All the dental procedures offered at Sprout Kids Dentistry are painless and we offer laughing gas and general anesthesia for comfort. You can opt for treatments and preventive measures for different dental issues like tooth decay and damage. The pediatric services our patients from Dorchester can choose from include:
- 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 Dorchester, MA
Dorchester is a Boston neighborhood covering more than 6 square miles in the city of Boston in Massachusetts. It is named after the town of Dorchester in the English county of Dorset, from which Puritans emigrated on the ship Mary and John. The Dorchester neighborhood has a diverse population and a significant LGBT population with active political groups and the largest concentration of same-sex couples in Boston after the South End and Jamaica Plain. There are various attractions in Dorchester including the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston Winery, Boston Harbor Distillery, Strand Theater, and Franklin Park Zoo. The 30 acre Dorchester Park hosts many events including the Family Fun Day. Fields Corner is popular for its Vietnamese restaurants and its large Irish population that brings along a local pub scene. There are also several parks and bike trails in Dorchester allowing you to enjoy the scenery, fly kites, bike or enjoy walking and running. From the thriving market areas to the parks and trails and the many sites of interest listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Dorchester has something to offer every visitor.
Dr. Michelle Anderson is a pediatric dentist board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.