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We Welcome Parents and Children to Dentistry@Richmond

We at Dentistry@Richmond are aware of how important it is for you to give your child’s dental health top priority. For this reason, we provide a variety of pediatric dentistry procedures that are especially created to assist kids in maintaining healthy teeth and gums and creating lifelong oral hygiene practices.

Our skilled pediatric dentists are educated to treat kids of all ages, from infants to teenagers, and they are dedicated to giving kids-friendly care. To make sure that your child’s dental experience is as relaxing and stress-free as possible, we employ the most recent methods and tools.

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Our group of knowledgeable pediatric dentists and dental hygienists is committed to giving your child the best possible care. To make your child’s dental appointment as painless and comfortable as possible, we employ the most recent methods and tools. We provide the following children’s dental services:

Dental Exams and Cleanings

In addition to thoroughly cleaning your child’s teeth to get rid of any plaque or tartar buildup, our pediatric dentists will inspect your child’s teeth and gums for any problems or concerns.

Fluoride treatments are a great way to strengthen your child’s teeth and prevent tooth decay, therefore we provide both in-office and take-home fluoride treatments for further safety.

To prevent cavities, dental sealants are protective coatings that are placed on the back teeth.

Our pediatric dentists can offer tooth-coloured fillings that match the colour of your child’s teeth if they have cavities.

Your child’s teeth and jaw can be examined by our pediatric dentists to see if orthodontic treatment is required.

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Emergency Pediatric Services

Dental emergencies can occur at any time, including beyond regular business hours, as we at Dentistry@Richmond are aware. Because of this, we provide urgent pediatric dentistry care to give your kid the quick, quality care they require when they need it most.

Common pediatric dental emergencies include:

  • Broken or chipped teeth
  • Knocked-out teeth
  • Toothaches
  • Swollen or bleeding gums
  • Abscesses or infections

You should take prompt action if your child has a dental emergency. To get advice on how to handle the issue until you can bring your child in for emergency care, call our office right away.

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We distinguish ourselves by our fresh, modern and friendly approach to dentistry, with a peaceful and progressive atmosphere.

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Our ongoing commitment to further education and decades of experience allow us to provide dental services of the highest quality.

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We bring modern day dentistry to the small village of Richmond, Ontario with a commitment to dental excellence.

Pediatric Dentistry

Frequently Asked Questions

Dental cleanings, fluoride applications, fillings, sealants, extractions, and orthodontic examinations are typical pediatric dental procedures. Additionally, pediatric dentists offer advice on diet, nutrition, and preventive measures to uphold good oral health.

A kid should visit a pediatric dentist by their first birthday or within six months of the eruption of their first tooth, whichever occurs first, according to the majority of dentists.

The dentist will check a child’s teeth and gums, determine the state of their oral health, and address any worries or inquiries you may have regarding your child’s dental care during the child’s first dental visit. The dentist can also answer inquiries about teething, fluoride, and other dental issues as well as advice on proper oral hygiene habits.

If your child is anxious about visiting the dentist, you can help them feel less anxious by explaining what to expect, reading books or watching videos about visiting the dentist, and selecting a pediatric dentist who specializes in treating kids and has a kid-friendly approach. To entertain and reassure kids during appointments, some pediatric dentistry clinics even feature play areas and TVs.

Regular dental check-ups are important for maintaining your child’s oral health. Generally, it is advised that kids visit the dentist every six months.

These regular checkups provide the dentist the chance to examine your child’s developing teeth, look for any early indications of potential dental problems, and do expert cleanings to get rid of plaque and tartar accumulation. However, the number of visits could change depending on your child’s unique dental requirements, so it’s important to speak with your child’s pediatric dentist to figure out the optimum schedule for your child.

Children can experience various dental issues that require attention and care. Children frequently experience dental issues such as tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, misalignment, and tooth injuries. Early development of proper oral hygiene practices is crucial for preventing these problems.

Encourage your child to floss every day, clean their teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, and consume fewer sugary foods and beverages in their diet. Regular dental cleanings and exams are also essential for early detection and preventive measures like fluoride treatments or tooth sealants.

Tooth decay, also known as cavities, can affect children of all ages. To address tooth decay as soon as possible, it’s critical to be aware of the symptoms and signals.

Tooth sensitivity, pain or discomfort when biting, visible holes or pits in the teeth, tooth discoloration, foul breath, swollen gums, and increased sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures are some frequent symptoms of tooth decay in youngsters. It is crucial to make a dentist appointment for your child if they display any of these symptoms so that they can receive a complete evaluation and the necessary care.

Establishing good oral hygiene habits early in life is crucial for your child’s dental health. By setting an example, you can aid in your child’s development of these behaviors.

Make learning to clean and floss their teeth entertaining and engaging by demonstrating the right techniques. Use kid-friendly toothpaste and a toothbrush with soft bristles that is appropriate for their age. Establish a schedule so they floss every day and clean their teeth at least twice a day for two minutes each. Encourage a balanced diet that restricts sugary foods and beverages as well, as they can hasten tooth decay. Additionally, regular dental checkups will emphasize the need for oral cleanliness and enable the dentist to give advice and pointers for maintaining healthy teeth and gums.

A knocked-out tooth is a dental emergency that requires immediate attention. If your child knocks out a tooth, follow these steps:

  • Locate the tooth.
  • Hold it by the crown and avoid touching the root.
  • Gently rinse the tooth with water if it’s dirty, but do not scrub or use soap.
  • Try to reposition the tooth in its socket, making that it faces the right direction. By gently chewing down on some clean gauze or fabric, you can keep it in place. If reinsertion is not an option, keep the tooth moist by putting it in a jar with milk, saline solution, or the child’s saliva. Don’t use water.
  • Get in touch with Dentistry at Richmond pediatric dentists right once and describe the circumstance. We will set up an emergency dentist appointment and give further guidance.

It is important to remain calm and act swiftly to increase the chance of saving a knocked-out tooth.