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Choosing the Best Children’s Dentist in Palos Heights

January 14, 2020
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Posted By: Palos Pediatric Dentistry Staff
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With so many options for different dentists out there, you may feel overwhelmed about selecting a dentist for your child. As a parent, you naturally want the very best for your children, and that includes choosing the right healthcare providers. 

Choosing the best treatment team for your family is a personal decision that you ultimately have to feel “right” about, but there are a few factors to consider that can help you make a decision.

Choosing the Best Children's Dentist

To find the best children’s dentist in Palos Heights, ask yourself:

  • Does this dentist have a proven track record working with children? Kids have different dental needs than adults, and it’s usually best to work with a dentist who either specializes in pediatric care or has extensive experience treating children rather than choosing a general dentist who rarely works with young patients.
  • Are the dentist and their dental staff going the extra mile to make my child feel at ease? Many children are initially fearful of the dentist, especially if they have never been to a dental office before. The best children’s dentists in Palos Heights will always go out of their way to make their patients comfortable and safe, so look for a dentist who seems to care about your child genuinely.
  • Does this dental office feel like it's meant for children? Pediatric dental offices should feel different from when you visit a regular dentist. Amenities like play areas, TVs showing cartoons or movies, reward toy boxes, and kid-friendly artwork and decorations can all make a big difference in your child’s overall experience.

Sometimes, small "extras" and gut feelings can go a long way in helping you make your final decision!

Schedule a Kid's Dentistry Appointment

If your family needs a new pediatric dentist, Dr. Facko would love to meet with you and see if our dental office is a good fit for your needs. Call us today to schedule a dental appointment with one of the best children’s dentists in Palos Heights!

 

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