Children's Dentistry in Meriden CTWe Cater to Kids!
Dr. Drazner and Dr. Allen specialize in making children of all ages feel at ease and enjoy themselves when they come to our Meriden dental office. Parents will relax knowing your kids will receive the latest advancements in children’s dentistry. Our team delivers top treatment with thoughtful caring and compassion. Dr. Drazner and Dr. Allen encourage the proper dental care habits in children and enjoy teaching them how to keep their teeth healthy for a lifetime. We look forward to seeing young patients for their first dental visits when they’re one year old and watching them grow year after year.

Calming Dental Fears
We want to ensure that many generations of children grow up never being afraid to go to the dentist. Our many happy parents tell us we are achieving our goals! Children love to visit our relaxed and happy office. Whether you have an active six-year-old or a scared three-year-old, we are here to help you.

Pediatric Dentist Meriden CT 06450Choose Your Child’s Dentist with Care
You probably spent a great deal of time choosing your child’s pediatrician. Who you choose to care for their oral health is just as important. A good dentist for children knows how important it is to instill good habits early, in an environment that’s comfortable and fun, to set up a lifetime of good oral health.

There are many reasons that children’s teeth can be prone to cavities, even at a very young age. Kids can’t brush well on their own, so parents must be involved in their child’s daily dental care. This ensures both thorough cleaning and the development of proper dental habits. Little kids also tend to graze, or eat more often during the day. Every time you eat you make acid, so children’s teeth have more exposure to that acid, which may cause more cavities.

A tooth that isn’t completely clean will also be exposed to acid when food and juice contact it. This acid can be responsible for speeding up the development of cavities. The good news is that identifying poor dietary and hygiene habits, along with applying a fluoride varnish to the mineralizing teeth, can significantly reduce the risk of cavities.

Dental Sealants Dentist Meriden CT 06450Easy Prevention of Tooth Decay for Children
Most children have a hard time doing a good job when they brush their teeth. Even adults don’t get it right all the time! No matter how meticulous your child’s brushing may be, sometimes their brushing can’t reach the deep grooves in the back teeth. Bacteria, acids, and plaque can have a party back there, and that’s the perfect recipe for decay. Decay causes permanent damage, and the only solutions are a filling or crown.

But we can help you keep any of this from happening, by applying dental sealants to those back teeth.

After the teeth are cleaned and sterilized, a thin plastic clear or white coating is applied. A curing light bonds the sealant in place. The whole procedure takes just a few minutes. There are no shots or drills or removal of any tooth structure, so it’s completely painless. Applying dental sealants is one of the best preventive things both children and adolescents can do to preserve their natural teeth!

You’ll be amazed at how easy applying dental sealants is for helping kids and teens protect their teeth.

Healthy smiles for your entire family! Give us a call today at (203) 235-5588 to schedule your child’s next visit.

 

Children's Dentsitry Meriden CT 06450
Family Dentistry Meriden CT 06450
298 Broad Street
Meriden, CT 06450

Call (203) 235-5588