Children’s Dentistry Services
Your child’s teeth are at risk for tooth decay as soon as they emerge. Tooth decay in children is often called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, which often occurs in the upper front teeth.
In some cases, children experience tooth decay so severe that their teeth cannot be saved.
Here are some other common dental problems in children:
- Teeth grinding – Also known as bruxism, can wear away enamel on baby or permanent teeth, causing dental and/or muscular pain.
- Thumb sucking – This is natural for infants, and it serves an important purpose. For children 2 years of age and older, however, thumb sucking can have a negative impact on erupting teeth.
- Over-retained baby teeth – A baby tooth still in position as a permanent tooth erupts indicates a potential problem and is called an over-retained tooth. This indicates a potential problem, which needs the immediate help of a dentist.
Start Proper Oral Care Now
Start caring for your child’s teeth today with the help of Dr. Katie Reardon Skinner. She enjoys working with children and believes that they deserve the same attention adult patients receive.
Whether it’s your child’s first visit to a dentist or just a routine checkup, our team will provide comprehensive dental services in a fun, comfortable and family-friendly environment.
Anxiety-Free Dental Visit
We understand that children are typically scared of visiting the dentist, as dental anxiety is prevalent among children. Fortunately, we are dedicated to making your child’s visit a calm and pleasant experience, so there’s no fear of “next time”.
Dedicated to Dental Health Education
We educate kids on proper oral hygiene—and in the process, we educate parents, too! By teaming up with you, we can ensure that your child has a healthy, vibrant smile that lasts a lifetime.
We are willing to answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s oral health. Whether it’s something you’ve seen on our website or something you’ve heard on a popular show about kids and their teeth, Katie Reardon Skinner DDS and our office staff are all here to answer your questions.
Make us a part of your child’s journey to excellent oral health. Call Legacy Dental Health today for children’s dental services in Sioux Falls!