Dental AnxietyTrips to the dentist can be confusing and uncomfortable for some of our young patients. Our team is passionately committed to making sure that every child has a good dental experience while under our care. Managing dental anxiety is just one area where our pediatric dentists excel. They are expertly trained in addressing and managing children’s dental fears so the necessary treatments can be comfortably administered.

Every child is unique. Some children experience mild dental anxiety. To keep each child comfortable and relaxed, we use various relaxation and sedation techniques ranging from behavior management to medications such as inhaled nitrous oxide. With the proper preparations, a kid-friendly setting, and a team of dental professionals who are sensitive to each child’s needs, each dental appointment can be completed smoothly and successfully.

Pediatric Dental Care in a Hospital Setting

Franciscan Hospital for Children in BrightonChildren who have significant anxieties or those who need extensive dental treatments often benefit from general anesthesia. Our pediatric dentists have hospital privileges at Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, where dental procedures are performed in the hospital setting under general anesthesia. Children can sleep peacefully as their dental treatment is completed, no matter how anxious they may feel or how lengthy the procedure may be. Parents of our patients also take comfort in knowing that their children are surrounded by the best dental and medical professionals in the region.

Dental care should not be stressful, traumatic, or scary for children. We strive to create the best dental experiences for your child. We’re also here to assist parents and caregivers find the appropriate words to alleviate a child’s dental anxiety at home. For more information or advice, please contact our office today.