Pediatric Dentistry

It is essential for children to receive high-quality dental care, just like adults. We take pride in providing excellent pediatric dental services for our young patients in the community.

Dental Care for Kids in Augusta, KS

Caring for your teeth is crucial for maintaining good overall health. Dentists always recommend the same essential tips for keeping your teeth healthy and looking great: brush and floss regularly to prevent cavities, visit your dentist at least twice a year, avoid using your teeth to open or tear things, and steer clear of foods and drinks that can cause stains.

However, dentistry for children is a bit different. Your family dentist can explain how extra care and attention are needed to look after your kids’ teeth. Visiting the dental clinic can be a strange and even scary experience for children, so it’s essential to find a professional who can meet the needs of your whole family. At Lakeside Dental & Wellness, we provide a welcoming, comfortable, and fun environment to help kids feel at ease during their visits. Call our office today to schedule your child’s appointment!

photograph of a school-aged boy using a toothbrush
  • What does pediatric dentistry include?

    Pediatric dentistry involves using sealants to prevent tooth decay and cavities on a child’s back molars. This preventive treatment is highly effective, as it applies a thin acrylic coating over the teeth, keeping out harmful bacteria and plaque. Fluoride application is another helpful measure to strengthen a child’s tooth enamel and prevent decay. By bonding the enamel, fluoride makes teeth strong and healthy and reverses decay.

  • What are the common issues of dental health in children?

    Many kids’ dental problems are the same ones affecting adults, but as children’s teeth are still developing, untreated dental conditions can cause poor and misaligned tooth development, leading to a more serious problem as a child grows up.

    Some of the most common issues with children are:
    – Tooth decay
    – Bad breath
    – Sensitive teeth
    – Thumb-sucking
    – Gum disease
    – Teeth grinding
    – Canker sores
    – Baby teeth-loss
    – Over-retained primary teeth
    – Dental Anxiety

  • What makes Lakeside Dental & Wellness different?

    We offer a welcoming, family-friendly environment that promotes relaxation and comfort for children undergoing dental examinations and treatments. Our team encourages parents and family members to accompany their children, interact with them, and provide reassurance throughout the process to enhance feelings of safety and security.

    Our staff will guide parents through the dental evaluation and explain the available treatment options to help them make an informed decision. Teaching children the importance of good dental care habits early on can establish a strong foundation for lifelong dental self-care. Therefore, selecting the right dentist is crucial.

More Questions?

If you have more questions about pediatric dentistry, or if you would like to schedule an appointment, contact our office and we will be happy to discuss further.

Lakeside Dental & Wellness

2814 Ohio St.
Augusta, KS 67010
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Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm



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