Children’s Dentistry in Forty Fort, PA

Dental decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in children. Dr. Robert Kester is a family dentist near you, that provides children’s dentistry making it a fun and positive experience. We offer comprehensive dental treatment for kids including:

  • Examination, cleaning and x-rays: At least once a year examination is recommended. X-rays may be needed as it helps us see decay that is present in-between the teeth.
  • Fluoride treatment: Fluoride treatment is a painless procedure and only takes a few minutes to apply. It may be applied in the form of a gel or a varnish.
  • Dental sealants: Dental sealants are thin coatings that are placed on the back teeth to prevent food accumulation in the deep pits and grooves.
  • Sedation: We offer nitrous oxide and oral sedation.

We also provide emergency dental services for kids. So, if you have any emergency, contact NEPA Dental West today!

Your Child’s First Visit

Your child’s first visit will be to meet our friendly staff and get acquainted at our kids dental care. Dr. Robert Kester will count your child’s teeth and check for any signs of decay. Depending on the age of the child, we might take x-rays. Fluoride varnish may also be applied to prevent dental decay. If any treatment is needed, a subsequent appointment will be booked. If your child is extremely anxious about the procedure, we also offer sedation to make the visit comfortable.

You can also discuss any concerns you have with our children’s dentist near you in Forty Fort, PA.

When Should I Visit?

A baby’s teeth start growing around 6 months of age and they have a full set of baby teeth around 2-3 years of age. At NEPA Dental West, we recommend kids as young as one year old, to visit the dentist. Regular visits to the dentist from a young age will ensure that they are accustomed to the dental environment leading to less anxiety later on. The dentist will be able to monitor your child’s dental health and any minor issues can be addressed immediately.

If you are looking for children’s dentistry near you, please do not hesitate to call Dr.Robert Kester at NEPA Dental West in Forty Fort, PA.

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