Pediatric Dental Care in Naples, FL
What is a Pediatric Dentist?
A pediatric dentist is a specialist, dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. The very young, pre-teens, and teens each have special dental needs. Pediatric dentists have been specially trained to monitor and guide their dental growth and development in order to help them avoid future dental problems. Pediatric dentists provide the most up-to-date and thorough treatment for a wide variety of children’s dental problems. Many parents recognize this special commitment and wisely choose a pediatric dentist to treat their children.
What Makes a Pediatric Dentist Unique?
Pediatric dentistry is one of the nine recognized dental specialties of the American Dental Association. Pediatric dentists complete two to three years of additional specialized training after the required four years of dental school to prepare them for treating a wide variety of children’s dental problems. They are also trained and qualified to care for patients with physical, mental, or other medical disabilities. This additional training makes a pediatric dentist uniquely qualified to provide specialized care to children and teens.
Dr. Marilyn Sandor is one of the area’s favorite pediatric dentists. She wants to make each visit to Naples Pediatric Dentistry a successful and enjoyable experience for your child. Call (239) 592-0800 to schedule an appointment in Naples, Florida today!
Pediatric Dental Services
Dr. Marilyn Sandor and her team of pediatric dental specialists offer comprehensive dental care to children throughout the Naples area. From routine teeth cleanings to dental emergencies, Naples Pediatric Dentistry is here for all of your child’s oral health needs.
Despite the fact that baby teeth are eventually replaced by permanent adult teeth, it is important that they remain healthy and in place until they are lost naturally.
Tartar can only be removed by a dental hygienist using special tools, so visiting a professional for routine cleaning can help stop the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Follow these tips from Dr. Sandor to help prevent cavities and tooth decay.
Gum disease symptoms are not always seen and you may be unaware you have it, which is why regular dental checkups are so important.
Dr. Sandor and her team can arrange for an emergency visit at their office in Naples and ensure that your child receives optimal care.
A dental sealant is a plastic material applied to a chewing surface of a back tooth that acts as a barrier, protecting enamel by “sealing out” plaque and food.
Dental fillings restore a tooth to its original form and function. The structural loss typically results from caries or external trauma
A dental crown is a restoration that is used to cover, or cap, a tooth that has been damaged by decay or injury. Crowns look and feel like natural teeth and their durability makes them long-lasting.
Halitosis is the clinical term for bad breath and is a condition that is difficult to treat using common aids like mouthwash or breath mints.