How to Choose Where to Refer Your Pediatric Dental Patients With Dental Anxiety

How to Choose Where to Refer Your Pediatric Dental Patients With Dental Anxiety - Children 1st Dental & Surgery Center

When you have pediatric patients who aren’t good candidates for procedures in your own office – whether they’re extractions, fillings, crowns or other procedures – you might be hesitant to refer them to other practices. However, in some cases, it’s absolutely necessary. Here’s how to choose where to send your pediatric dental patients who have […]

Why Sedation Might Be the Best Solution for a Child With Dental Anxiety

Child With Dental Anxiety

Kids start forming opinions about dental care the first time they step into a dentist’s office, but unfortunately, children’s experiences at the dentist aren’t always positive. In some cases, children are afraid of the unfamiliar sights, sounds and smells of a dental office; in other cases, they learn to be afraid of painful, invasive procedures. […]

Sedation Dentistry For An Autistic Child

Sedation Dentistry For An Autistic Child

It is important that every child has a good, knowledgeable, and compassionate dentist. Without key elements like patience for the unique fears and needs children have, a dentist is likely to leave a negative mark on the developing psyche. We want children to have the best first impression of dentistry possible! That is why Children […]

Sedation Makes Sense for Young Patients

Sedation Makes Sense for Young Patients

If you are an adult who experiences dental anxiety, chances are you can remember a time in your childhood when a dental visit was highly unpleasant. Let’s be honest, dental care can be scary for a young child. If early dental care is not handled appropriately, the child is left to suffer through her fears […]