Preventive Dental Services for Children at Smiles4Keeps
At our pediatric dentist office, we want to create healthy smiles for your children– for the long run. That means preventive dental care is very important to reaching this goal. We offer fluoride treatments, dental sealants, tooth decay assessment, teeth cleanings and polishing. When good oral hygiene at home is combined with regular visits to the dentist for cleanings, excellent oral health is the result. Visit http://www.smiles4keeps.com/preventive-dental-services-for-children/ and give one of our 3 locations in Bartonsville, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, PA today!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Preventive Dental Services
We want healthy smiles.
At our pediatric dentist office,
we want to create healthy
smiles for your children.
appointments allow us to
keep an eye on your child’s
oral health. During these
important appointments, we
can provide several
preventive dental treatments
for healthy teeth and gums.
Types of Preventative Services
Childhood caries risk assessment
Teeth cleanings & polishing
Fluoride treatments are beneficial for patients of
all ages, but they are especially important for
young children who are still in the process of
losing baby teeth and getting permanent teeth.
Fluoride will not only protect the existing teeth,
but it can also help the new adult teeth come in
more resilient to decay-causing plaque.
It’s best to get fluoride treatments as early as
possible to achieve the most possible protection.
Fluoride treatments are fast and easy.
We simply apply the treatment to your child’s
teeth and allow the solution to set. Within a
few minutes, your child’s teeth will be much
better protected from cavities.
Dental sealants will act as an extra line of
defense between your child’s teeth and decay.
The dental sealants we use are tooth-colored
so no one will notice them.
This procedure is quick and painless!
Caries Risk Assessment
Dental caries is also referred to as tooth decay.
It is particularly concerning when it occurs in a child.
Children’s teeth (baby teeth) hold very important roles:
chewing, speaking, and saving room in the jaw for
At our office, one of our trained dentists will evaluate
your child’s teeth and gum.
We can determine your child’s risk of childhood caries
and take the best precautionary steps to prevent it.
Teeth Cleanings & Polishing
Regular teeth cleanings are absolutely essential to
keeping your child’s teeth healthy.
Your child should begin coming in for teeth cleanings
and examinations on a regular basis by his or her first
Brushing and flossing remove this plaque, but there
will be spots you and your child simply cannot clean
thoroughly at home.
When plaque lingers, it becomes tartar, a hard substance
that must be removed by a hygienist.
Teeth Cleanings and Polishing
During your child’s appointment, we’ll remove
decay-causing plaque and tartar to prevent
cavities, gum disease, and bad breath.
We’ll also teach your child the proper brushing
and flossing techniques to keep his or her teeth
Visit us today!
When good oral hygiene at home is combined with regular visits to the dentist
for cleanings, excellent oral health is the result.
Bartonsville: 3361 Route 611, Bartonsville, PA 18321 - Phone: 570-290-8900
Hours: Mon & Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Scranton: 313 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18503 - Phone: 570-704-3002
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Thurs - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wilkes-Barre: 900 Schechter Dr, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 - Phone:
Hours: Mon- Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm