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Dentistry for Kids

Our friendly, trusted dentists offer a wide variety of dental services for children in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Our team is here to help bring out the best in your child’s smile.

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Dental Care for Growing Smiles

Because children’s teeth are growing and their jawbone structure is changing, they require individualized dental procedures and care to ensure their smile is developing properly. As a kids’ dentist in Greenville, SC, we can help. At Carolina Oaks Dental Care, we offer comprehensive, gentle dental services for children from infancy into adolescence.

What is Dentistry for Kids?

Dentists can help parents and children understand the importance of proper dental hygiene and care. The primary focus is to ensure that a child’s baby teeth (also known as deciduous teeth) grow in properly and allow enough room for the adult teeth to emerge.

At Carolina Oaks Dental Care, in addition to monitoring kids’ development and helping them achieve outstanding oral health, we put a high level of effort into making our office a friendly, welcoming environment. By creating a safe space for kids and their parents to learn about dental care, we can alleviate the fear that can cause dental phobias to develop in some children.
Our dentists also use behavioral techniques and kid-friendly, easy-to-understand language, which doesn’t include scary words like “drill” and “shot,” to make going to the dentist a positive experience for every child.

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What are Some Areas of Dentistry for Kids?

Some of the ways that our dentists at Carolina Oaks Dental Care are trained to help track and correct your child’s dental growth are:

  • Monitoring dental progress. Your dentist in Greenville, SC will follow the development of baby teeth and provide any corrective treatment or procedures to encourage healthy dental development.
  • Working with families.Our dentists use easy-to-understand language and visual tools to communicate how to take care of children’s teeth to both the child and their parents.
  • Preventing issues. Helping families develop good brushing, flossing, and eating habits from the early stages in a child’s life can have positive effects which can last for decades. Additionally, dentists can help with issues like thumb sucking.
  • Solving oral problems early on. Working with our dentists is often the first step towards solving issues such as bruxism (grinding the teeth), malocclusion (an uneven bite, such as an underbite or overbite), and other oral problems.

Trust In Your Dentist

Our dentists dedicate themselves to helping children and their families understand the importance of good oral care, and to preventing issues that can disrupt the development of healthy teeth in the future.