Top-notch Pediatric Dentistry in Glen Carbon
About Our Dental Offices
All three of our dental offices in Southern Illinois have excellent dental and front desk teams that put your child and family first. We are patient-focused and understand that not one set of teeth is identical to another. Therefore, we provide customized dental treatment plans with your unique child in mind. As a result, our patients receive quality dental care when they come to Associated Pediatric Dentistry in Belleville, Glen Carbon, or O’Fallon, Illinois.
It can be challenging to find a pediatric dentist you can trust to care for your child’s oral health. For this reason, we are proud to have been serving the Metro East for over 40 years as your children’s trusted dentists for generations.
Why You Should Visit A Pediatric Dentist in Glen Carbon
At Associated Pediatric Dentistry, we’re parents ourselves and know how to relax even the most anxious patients. Our dental services are performed with compassionate care, with a bit of goofy, leaving a great impression on young kids and promoting positive memories that your children will hold onto during future dental visits.
Pediatric dentists teach children about oral health in a kind and compassionate way, helping them understand the importance of maintaining proper dental hygiene in a warm and compassionate environment. We also provide customized and personalized treatment plans and try to understand the unique needs of every family and patient, from infants and toddlers to teens. We provide quality care and are proud of our 40-year reputation as the best pediatric dental office in Glen Carbon, Illinois.
The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics say that every child should visit a dentist by age one – or as soon as the first tooth appears. Pediatric dental care not only promotes positive, healthy habits from the start but can also help lower dental costs in your child’s future. Children who begin regular dental checkups see healthier teeth and gums. Early checkups help prevent tooth decay, cavities, and other dental issues.
Pediatric dentists are specially trained to diagnose and treat dental problems in infants, children, and teenagers.
When asked whether or not parents should be in the room with their child during a dental visit, we like to say it depends on the patient’s unique situation. Our goal at Associated Pediatric Dentistry is to work with parents, so we are on the same team with the same mission to improve our patients’ oral health. We are incredibly open to communication to make sure we’re on a unified front, which will make your child’s experience a positive one. We recommend talking with your Associated Pediatric Dentistry team at one of our locations – O’Fallon, Belleville, or Glen Carbon, Illinois – to discuss your child’s visit, what you are comfortable with and what is best for your child during their visit.
Children should visit the dentist at least once every six months. Regular 6-month checkups allow our pediatric dentists to determine the effectiveness of your child’s brushing and can identify cavities. Regular checkups also allow for dental care performed by the pediatric dentist, including cleanings, fluoride treatment, dental exam, and x-ray. Regular checkups that yield healthy results display the effectiveness of consistent dental visits and show that regular cleaning, fluoride treatment, and more are working to keep your child’s smile healthy and bright!