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What Is Unique About a Pediatric Dentist?

October 31, 2021 12:26 pm

In this blog post, we talk about how a pediatric dentist differs from a general dentist.

General Dentist

A general dentist has completed 4 years of dental school and become licensed to practice dentistry. Some general dentists complete additional education and training in general practice dentistry. General dentists are qualified to treat a wide range of ages and may choose to limit their clinical practice to a certain age group.

Family dentists can be either general dentists or dentists that have completed advanced training in a different specialty, such as prosthodontics or endodontics. They accept a wide range of ages. This is a good option if you want your whole family to receive comprehensive care at the same dental office.

Kid-Focused Care

Pediatric dentists are specially trained to handle the unique needs of growing mouths. Becoming a pediatric dentist requires additional years of advanced training beyond dental school in pediatric dentistry to learn how to provide child-focused care. All of their day-to-day clinical experience is working with children of a variety of different ages. This expands upon their previous educational foundation to make them uniquely qualified to care for your child’s mouth.

At Brooks Pediatric Dentistry, we offer comprehensive dental services for children of all ages and utilize advanced technology. We are ready to serve your child whether they need preventive dentistry, emergency dentistry, sedation dentistry, or something else!

A Comfortable Office

Our friendly team strives to make visits to the dentist as enjoyable as possible. Your child will have plenty to keep them busy, calm, and distracted during their time with us. They will love our children’s play area with a wide array of books and toys. We also have video games, tablets, and TVs in our treatment rooms. After their appointment, your child will be rewarded with a prize from our treasure chest and they may even be inducted into our cavity-free club!

Pediatric Dentist in San Antonio, TX

Now that you know the benefits of visiting a pediatric dentist with your child, it’s time to get started. Here at Brooks Pediatric Dentistry, we are happy to welcome children of all ages! All you have to do is give us a call or visit our website to request a visit for your child.

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