Teeth extractions, whether due to disease or orthodontic needs, can be a frightening experience for kids, but not at Kidz Choice Dental. Our team works hard to provide parents with complete instructions on how to care for your child after teeth extractions. At Kidz Choice Dental we strive to provide a fun and educational dental environment for kids. If you’re looking for a pediatric dentist in Fort Smith, contact our office here. In Conway, Dr. Buchman would be more than happy to help your child with their tooth extraction.
What to Know About Tooth Extractions
While having a tooth extracted may not sound like a procedure you’d want your child to go through, it’s important to remember that often tooth extraction isn’t as bad as it may sound. This is particularly true for a baby tooth with stubborn roots that’s almost ready to come out on its own, for example. We want to make the experience as close to anxiety‐free as possible for your child. Remember that we specialize in working with young people, so we understand better than most practices how to make their visits to our office as pleasant and comfortable as we can.
Why Your Child May Need a Tooth Extraction
Adult teeth and children’s teeth are much different. When it comes to adult teeth, keeping your natural teeth is almost always preferable, unless there’s simply no way to avoid it. But when it comes to kids’ teeth, it’s a different situation. There are several different reasons why one of our dentists may recommend tooth extractions for your child:
A baby tooth won’t fall out because the roots of the tooth are keeping it from doing so
A tooth is so severely decayed that it puts their permanent teeth or overall health at risk
Orthodontic treatment requires that one or more teeth be extracted
Whatever the reason may be, you can rest assured that our dental professionals will do everything possible to make your child as comfortable as they can be before, during, and after a tooth extraction. We know that having positive experiences at the dentist from a very young age can mean that your child grows up not afraid or hesitant to go to the dentist, and that can lead to a lifetime of good oral health!
At Kidz Choice Dental, we understand how important it is to make every trip to the dentist a comfortable, positive experience for your child. For more information about tooth extractions, you can reach our Conway office at 501-328-5439 or reach our Fort Smith office at 479-452-8650. You can also fill out our Appointment Request Form below to request your child’s dental appointment. A member of our staff will get back with you soon! We’re excited to meet you.