Pre-Appointment Form

COVID-19 Protocols to follow when you arrive; We request only 1 parent accompany the patients into the clinic and all should wear MASKS. No Food or Drink is to be brought into the office. Due to high volume of calls, there may be delays while we are answering your calls. Please leave a message, remain in the …

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Our staff is a well trained team committed to a friendly and effective approach to care.It includes pediatric dental specialists, dental hygienist, preventive dental assistants, treatment planning co-ordinator, and business personnel.   Your FIRST VISIT Children should be seen for their first dental visit by the age of one as recommended by both the Canadian …

Sedation General Anaesthesia

Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Pediatric dentists know that all children are not all alike! Every service is tailored to your child as an individual. Sometimes, however, a child feels anxious during treatment. Your child may need more support than a gentle, caring manner to feel comfortable. Nitrous oxide/oxygen is a safe, effective technique to calm …

Weaning from the Pacifier

Many parents are thankful for the invention of pacifiers that can help calm and soothe fussy babies. Infants often use a pacifier or suck on a thumb for comfort, security or simply as a method to make contact with the world. In fact, some babies begin to suck on their fingers or thumbs even before …

Diet

Your Child and Cheese Did you know recent research shows cheese is one of the healthiest snacks for your child’s teeth? In addition to providing large amounts of much-needed calcium, cheese also does its part to fight cavities. Cheddar, Swiss, mozzarella, and Monterey jack all stimulate the body’s salivary glands to clear the mouth of …

Pediatric Crowns

Why does my child need pediatric crowns? It’s important to keep primary (baby) teeth until they fall out naturally to help with speech and food consumption but also helps your child’s permanent teeth to come in correctly, making it less likely that your child will need orthodontic treatment. The placement of a pediatric crown on …

New Technology

The Wand For our most loved ones, we offer a different technique for freezing. We use a topical anesthetic on your child’s gums first to desensitize them and then use The Wand, a computer driven system, to administer the injection very slowly and precisely to create a truly comfortable experience. DIAGNOdent and Canary System The …

Palatal Expander

Adjusting Your or Your Child’s Palatal Expander Locate the “key” provided by your dentist. This is a tool, usually a small metal rod, that is inserted into the screw at the center of the gear and provides lateral torque to force the hard palate to expand.If the key doesn’t have a safety string, secure the end …

Laser Dentistry

Benefits of Lasers in Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric dentistry is age defined specialty based not on a particular skill, but encompassing all aspects of child development in health and disease. Working with children is different from working with adults, it is essential to familiar with age-appropriate skills and functioning, and development. This century has seen advent …