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If you are looking for a new dental office for your child, you probably have a lot of questions about which office is right for your family. We understand! At Palos Pediatric Dentistry, we know that your little one is number one in your life, so Dr. Richard Facko has made a commitment that they are number one with us, as well.
Here is a list of some of the most commonly asked questions we hear in our pediatric dental office. We know this list does not include all of the questions you might have, so we encourage you to give us a call at our Palos Heights pediatric dental office to discuss your individual needs.
Pediatric Restorative Dentistry
Our One-Year Dental Warranty
All dental work completed at Palos Pediatric Dentistry is covered by our no-questions-asked one-year warranty. This means if your child falls again and breaks the same tooth, we will complete any needed repairs to treatment completed in the past year free-of-charge!
Our Warranty on Sealants
We also warranty our sealants for three years, which is important if the tooth erupts farther, or even if your child chips a sealant while chewing on ice! We know you work hard to provide the best dental care to your kids, and we're always willing to stand behind our work!
Most people, including children, will develop one or more cavities in their lifetime. This dental health issue is typical. However, it is possible to lower your child's risk of decay with excellent oral care habits at home and regular dental visits.
Children may indulge in sweets, and it is difficult or impossible to brush their teeth following every partaking—especially school-aged children. But as a rule, the following tips should help reduce cavities in your child:
- Take your child to the dentist twice each year for check-ups (and teeth cleanings for older children).
- Lower their intake of sweets and acidic fruit juices.
- Assist with brushing until your child is ready to handle the task on his or her own.
- Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste.
- Talk to your child's Palos Heights, IL dentist if you notice teeth grinding.
Your child's dentist in Palos Heights can provide fluoride treatments and dental sealants to help combat tooth decay, and teeth cleanings help eliminate the debris and bacteria that lead to tooth decay.
Schedule an Exam with Your Child's Palos Heights Dentist Today
We love to help children get excellent head starts with their oral health. If you're looking for a children's dentist, or if you have any questions, we are here for you. Contact a member of our kid-friendly team today.
It can be hard waiting with young children for an appointment - they get anxious and it can be hard for them to sit in the waiting room for long periods. We do our best to organize our schedule in such a way that we run on time, even early! We do not double-book appointments; we reserve time just for your child. In order for us to run on-time with all of our patients, we ask that you arrive at your appointment on time. If you are 15 minutes or more late for an appointment, we may ask you to reschedule to be fair to the family who is waiting for the appointment after your child's.
We take the time to meet all of your child's needs!
In addition to trying our best to seat your child on-time, we also spend as much time as needed with each individual child. In the rare case where we are running late, please know that we always give everyone, including your child, the amount of time that they need at each appointment. Call us today for more information!