4121 West Sahara Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89102 M – Th: 9:00am - 5:00 pm | F: 8:00am - 2:00pm (702) 410-6655

Kids Dentist, Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentist Las Vegas

Pediatric dentists work to treat dental problems and abnormalities in children and adolescents. The pediatric dentist in Las Vegas is Sahara Dental. We offer a range of specialty including upkeep of children’s dental health, diagnosing dental and other oral infections as well as prescribing medication for dental problems. At Sahara Dental we can also perform x-rays to check on tooth decay, filling cavities and execute tooth removal.Aside from physical treatment, pediatric dentists can also provide education on healthy dental practices that will improve the dental status of the childlike flossing technique, the appropriate way to brush teeth as well as which foods to avoid and which to take to improve dental health. The Pedriatic fraternity in Las Vegas authorizes pediatric dentists to diagnose and treat children only and should not exercise their expertise on adults as per the guidelines of their profession.

Skillset and training of a pediatric dentist

Before becoming a certified pediatric dentist, one must first complete a bachelor’s degree with pre-dental learning and training as well as obtain a 4-year Doctor of Medicine Dentistry degree or a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from a dental institution. Before receiving a license, a pediatric dentist Las Vegas is required to undergo a further practice experience-learning that is focused on children treatment and interaction. Pediatric dentists have to be easily sociable with children in order to effectively provide treatment and perform surgeries if needed. They should also be competent in communicating with adults to develop trust with the patient’s parents. Aside from this, they should accrue a wide knowledge of children dental problems and infections to ascertain efficient treatment and diagnosis. Since pediatric dentists may need to perform minor surgery once in a while, they should be capable of operating technical equipment that is used in these procedures.

When to see a pediatric dentist

Regularly, parents are advised to take their children to see a dentist once or twice in six months for a check-up. This will ensure that dental problems are treated before they cause pain and aches. For the best treatment and prevention of dental caries (cavities) in your infant, parents are advised to visit a pediatric dentist with their infant as soon as one tooth pops up. This will help the parents get the best advice on how to avoid cavities and other dental diseases at a young age. If a tooth is about to fall out, which is usually around the age of 5 to 6 years, the child can be taken to see a pediatric dentist to assess the time the tooth will fall out and even provide a safe means of tooth removal. Although removing a tooth may feel uneasy, pediatric dentists ensure that the process is painless. If your child starts complaining about a toothache, visiting a pediatric dentist is the first thing you should do. Toothaches can be caused by deep cavities, poor dental hygiene or dental infections. A pediatric dentist will give the best diagnosis and treatment in such cases. He or she may also provide home remedies for tooth problems that will help ease the pain in the event of a toothache.

Call us today to learn more about our dental services:  (702) 410-6655

Schedule An Appointment

Call Now! (702) 410-6655

4121 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Dentist Services