Richmond Pediatric Dentistry

The American Dental Association (ADA) defines pediatric dentistry as an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.

Our goal is to improve the oral health of Richmond’s children by teaching our patients and their families how to prevent tooth decay, and to provide optimal dental treatment when needed. We welcome the opportunity to help your family create a lifetime of healthy smiles.

New Pediatric Dentistry Patient?

Find out what to expect during your child’s first visit with one of our pediatric dentists, and learn how to prepare your child for their upcoming appointment.

Pediatric Dentistry Services

Oral Health Appointments

Regular return visits to our office are vitally important to keeping healthy teeth. Our check-up appointments include the same services as the initial exam but provide an opportunity to review the tools needed to remain cavity free.

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Preventative Treatments

Check-up appointments are a critical component of your child’s dental care however, your child’s home care habits are more likely to influence his/her ability to stay cavity-free.

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Restorative Dentistry

In all cases with restorative treatment, our goal is to keep our patients as comfortable as possible. We will make sure that the patient’s teeth are numb using topical and local anesthesia.

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Surgical Procedures

We perform both baby tooth extractions and extractions of permanent teeth when needed. This includes the need for extractions prior to or during orthodontic treatment.

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Behavior Management

Children are often very nervous or scared when experiencing something new. Our goal as trained pediatric dentists is to make your child’s visit to the dentist as comfortable as possible.

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Dentistry Resources

  • Caring for Teeth
    Learn about the ways that we recommend you and your child regularly care for their teeth.
  • Dental Sealants FAQs
    Get answers to frequently asked questions about dental sealants for children’s teeth.
  • Emergencies
    Check out our dental injury management guidelines to learn how to care for your child’s dental emergency.
  • Extraction Post-Op Instructions
    Review our instructions for care for your child’s mouth after having a tooth extracted.
  • Sedation FAQs
    Find answers to frequently asked questions about sedation during pediatric dental procedures.
  • Sedation Pre-Op Instructions
    Review our pre-op instructions for procedures requiring sedation, for your child’s safety and recovery.
  • Sedation Post-Op Instructions
    Please read our post-op instructions if your child requires sedation for a dental procedure.