Celebrating 15 Years Serving Our Community!

★★★★★ | Angie C.
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Dr. Davis has been our dentist for almost 10 years. Each visit is a pleasant one with lots of smiles and friendly faces. Her team is responsive and caring. She responded to an emergency dental situation over the weekend within 30 minutes, called in a prescription, and saw us first things the next business day. We are more than pleased with Dr. Davis and the Healthy Smiles team!
★★★★★ | Antoinette W.
★★★★★ | Antoinette W.
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My kids have been going ro Dr. Davis for 5 or 6 years and we have always had great experiences!
★★★★★ | Jarrod F.
★★★★★ | Jarrod F.
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We have been going to Dr. Davis since my kids were small. I love how friendly she and her staff are, it is truly genuine. They are excellent with kids and answer any questions you have. They are also great at teaching your child how to care for their teeth and explain why. You will not be disappointed by bringing your child here. They are the best at pediatric dentistry!
★★★★★ | Lacrica O.
★★★★★ | Lacrica O.
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Dr. Davis and her staff are wonderful. My child has been seeing Dr. Davis since 2015. She’s very caring, attentive, and ensures all questions are answered when questions arise.
★★★★★ | Danielle M.
★★★★★ | Danielle M.
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Dr. Davis has been an amazing provider for my young children. From timely service to referrals to the best Ortho – her consistency to keep families first goes unmatched. Congratulations on celebrating 15 years of excellence and many more!
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When Would a Child Need Sealants, Bonding, or Composite Fillings?

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A child’s primary teeth need different care than the permanent teeth they will grow later in life. Primary teeth, sometimes called baby teeth or milk teeth, are temporary but play an important role in your child’s oral hygiene and overall health. And this is where child sealants, bonding, and composite fillings come into play.

Your child’s pediatric dentist may recommend treatments and procedures to prevent cavities, repair teeth, or treat decay. These restorative services include sealants, bonding, and composite fillings. Here is our guide to these services so you can better understand how they help your child’s smile.

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A child with molars is a good candidate for sealants. Sealants are thin coatings of resin liquid that can be applied to a child’s molars. It fills in natural grooves in the molars that are often hard to keep clean. After the liquid sealant is bonded and dries, it forms a strong barrier against decay.

Food particles and bacteria will easily become trapped in the natural depressions of molars. Brushing and flossing can help, but sealants provide an added layer and protective shield. The treatment is simple and non-invasive and will improve your child’s oral health.

When Is Bonding Appropriate for My Child?

Childhood comes with its fair share of bumps, bruises, and chipped teeth. If your child has tooth damage, such as a chip or crack, bonding is an appropriate treatment. It can help your child’s tooth regain a more natural appearance and prevent further damage. 

Bonding is also appropriate if you want to fix a cosmetic issue with your child’s teeth, such as a gap. The procedure can help build the tooth to look more aesthetically pleasing.

What Are Composite Fillings, and When Does My Child Need Them?

Composite fillings are white fillings made of composite resin, which is a blend of glass and plastic. These fillings look more natural than the dark metals used in the past for treating tooth decay and filling cavities.

Your child needs composite fillings if they have a cavity or area of decay on their teeth. Even though primary teeth are not permanent, your child still needs treatment for a cavity. Untreated decay can lead to further complications such as pain or an infection. 

Learn More About These Services at Healthy Smiles Children’s Dentistry

Our dental experts know all about the special care children need to keep their mouths healthy and their smiles beautiful. Visit our office website to learn more about our preventative and restorative services, including child sealants, bonding, and composite fillings.

Celebrate with us at this FREE event!

Dr. Davis invites you to join her in celebrating 15 years serving our community. This FREE event will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 12pm-2pm at our office. You and your kids will get to enjoy Kona Ice, exploring the office, striking a pose in our photo booth, and much more!

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