What is a Pediatric Dentist
Pediatric dentistry is the specialty of
dentistry that focuses on the oral health of young people. After
completing a four-year dental school curriculum, two to three
additional years of rigorous training are required to become a
pediatric dentist. This specialized program of study and hands-on
experience prepares pediatric dentists to meet the needs of infants,
children and adolescents, including persons with special health care
We are concerned about your child’s total health care. Good oral
health is an important part of total health. Establishing us as your
child’s Dental Home provides us the opportunity to implement
preventive dental health habits that keep a child free from
dental/oral disease. We focus on prevention, early detection and
treatment of dental diseases, and keep current on the latest
advances in dentistry for children.
Pleasant visits to the dental office promote the establishment of
trust and confidence in your child that will last a lifetime. Our
goal, along with our staff, is to help all children feel good about
visiting the dentist and teach them how to care for their teeth.
From our special office designs to our communication style, our main
concern is what is best for your child.
serves its members and represents the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry
in the State of New Jersey.
Our goal is to
advocate optimal oral health for infants, children,
adolescents/teenagers and persons with special needs.
represent the oral health issues of all children in the State of New
encourage, sponsor and advance the achievement of high and ethical
standards of practice for our members.
We will strive
to promote to the public scientific information and advancements in
We will create
a “Dental Home” for
our patients that will include:
- An accurate and honest
assessment of dental diseases and conditions.
- An individualized preventive
dental health program.
- Guidance regarding growth and
development issues (i.e. teething, habits, orthodontics)
- A plan for emergency
treatment, including pain or dental trauma.
- Information about proper
- Information about proper care
of a child’s teeth and gums.
- Comprehensive dental care in
accordance with accepted guidelines.
- Referral to other specialists
when indicated and when in the best interest of our patients.
- Insurance that all
professionals rendering pediatric dental care will continually and
regularly educate themselves, keeping abreast of new procedures that
would enhance patient care.
- Keeping treatment facilities
up to date and in compliance with Current infection control
- Doctors and staff will provide
services to patients in a kind, Respectful and courteous manner.