Restorative Dentistry

RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY: +Crowns +Tooth colored fillings +Silver diamine fluoride +Spacers +Extractions Crowns There are several reasons why a tooth may need a crown: extensive decay, deformities in the enamel or outer tooth layer, a traumatic injury to the tooth or after nerve/pulpal treatment. A crown can help protect and maintain the tooth until the tooth […]

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Nitrous Oxide & Anesthesia

We offer different sedation options to help keep your child calm and relaxed At Firefly Children’s Dentistry we understand that every child has unique needs. For that reason, we may offer treatment with different forms of sedation to make sure your child has the most comfortable experience. Call today to schedule your appointment! Nitrous/Laughing Gas […]

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Children’s Dentistry

At Firefly we offer treatment for infants, school aged children, and adolescents. Here at Firefly Children’s Dentistry we are proud to treat children from birth to age 18. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child first see a dentist at age 6 months but no later than one year. Our team has […]

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Preventative Dentistry

PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY IS THE KEY TO HEALTHY SMILES! Here at Firefly, we know that preventative care is the key to a healthy mouth and a healthy life. With just two cleanings a year, we can make help your child develop the oral hygiene habits that will keep them smiling for years to come. At Firefly […]

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Emergency Dentistry

WHEN THERE IS AN EMERGENCY, WE ARE HERE TO HELP! We understand that having a dental emergency can be stressful, especially when your child is involved. When your child has a dental emergency, we are here to help. We are trained to competently handle a wide range of dental emergencies. We reserve time in our […]

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Frenectomy

Our dentists offer frenectomy services to treat tongue ties and lip ties in infants. This procedure addresses restricted frenum, also referred to as the thin piece of tissue that secures other muscles, such as the tongue or the upper lip. What are the symptoms of a tongue tie? Tongue ties can affect the growth and […]

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Tooth-Colored Fillings for Children

More than half of children over age six have some degree of tooth decay. When cavities are left untreated, they can lead to pain, infection and even tooth loss. Fortunately, pediatric dentists can fill cavities to prevent them from worsening or causing complications. Modern dentistry has made it possible to fill cavities discreetly using tooth-colored […]

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Pulpal Therapy and Crowns for Children

Pulpal therapy is a pediatric dental treatment used to treat and preserve a child’s natural tooth that has been affected by an injury or tooth decay. The pulp is soft tissue located inside the teeth. When a tooth becomes damaged or decayed, the pulp may be exposed to bacteria, causing infection and pain. Rather than […]

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Types of Sedation for Children

Sedation helps ensure that pediatric dental visits provide young patients with a comfortable experience and effective results. Often, children are intimidated by dental visits or otherwise unable to sit still during exams and treatments for extended periods of time. Sedation helps minimize anxiety and relax children during dental visits – all under the safe supervision […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral health problems in children. Pediatric dentists have specific training that qualifies them to provide care for children’s teeth and gums as they change throughout childhood. Pediatric dentists provide comprehensive care, from preventative treatment like cleanings and sealants to treatment for […]

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Infant Oral Care

A lifetime of good oral health begins during the first stages of life even before the first teeth emerge. Parents who are well-educated in children’s dental health can more adequately ensure that a child’s oral care needs are met. From an early age, pediatric dentists serve as partners in oral health and prevention, answering questions and providing helpful […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. […]

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