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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Children's Dentistry

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At Norco Family Dental, we understand how important your questions are. Not only do we want to hear them, we encourage them! When you as a patient feel comfortable asking what's on your mind, everyone benefits. You feel better when you understand the treatment we are completing, and we are able to provide you the best care.

While each patient has individual questions and concerns, there are many common ones that can be pertinent to most. If you can’t find answers to your questions here, please feel free to contact us at (970) 356-5277 so that we can help!

Children's Dentistry

Our pediatric dentist in Greeley, CO offers everything needed for optimal oral health when it comes to little smiles.

When you choose us, we promise to customize your child’s treatment to meet their specific needs—meaning there is no formula or blanket approach to their care. Norco Family Dental is a friendly environment for patients of all ages, from infants, children and teens to adults!

We focus on preventive dental care, including counting baby teeth, assessing jaw development, checking for cavities, and planing needed treatments early on.

Our pediatric dental services include:

  • Dental exams
  • Teeth cleanings (after a certain age)
  • Tooth-colored fillings
  • Tooth-colored restorations
  • Dental sealants
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Emergency dental care

Following your child’s dental checkups in Greeley, our dentist discusses all findings with you and lays out treatment plans as needed. We empower you to make informed decisions for your child’s care. We also welcome your questions and concerns.

If you need support, a member of our team can also provide brushing and flossing tips for home. This can also include nutrition tips and advice.

And if you ever have a question, we encourage you to call our dental office at (970) 356-5277. Our team members are always happy to help.

For Pediatric Dentistry in Greeley, CO, Contact Us Today

If you’re looking for a skilled and compassionate dental team for your child or if it’s time to schedule a dental exam, we encourage you to give us a call at (970) 356-5277.

Our children's dentist in West Greeley recommends that your child should come to see us as soon as their first baby tooth emerges, and no later than their first birthday.

Getting your child acquainted with early visits to their children's dentist at Norco Family Dental allows them to acclimate and feel comfortable around the dentist, and it prevents dental anxiety from forming. Kids can feel anxious when they're unsure about their environment, which is why it's a good idea to be gentle and slow, and allow them to get used to the dental office at their own speed. 

Your Child's First Visit at Norco Family Dental

Father holding son on his shoulders in a park near pediatric dentist office in GreeleyYour child's first dental visit to Norco Family Dental is mainly to let them adjust and get used to the idea of oral health. We don't want to make your child to feel pressured or forced to do something that makes them feel uncomfortable, so we are gentle and take our time. We never want any of our patients of any ages to feel fear or stress. 

Children's dentistry in West Greeley focuses on building confidence and preventing dental anxiety. Once we are ready to start cleaning and examining their precious teeth, your son or daughter will have already established trust with Dr. Stewart and Dr. Buffington, and won't think twice about allowing them to perform their jobs.

During each children's dental visit, we monitor your child's baby teeth and ensure there are no dental health issues, especially when their permanent teeth are gearing up for their appearance. We want to make sure your child doesn't lose any of their baby teeth prematurely, which can lead to issues once adult teeth start emerging. 

Schedule an Appointment with Our Children's Dentist in Greeley!

We know that as a parent, you only want the best for your child, and that includes setting them up for success in oral health and avoiding dental pain and decay. Call us today to arrange an appointment with our gentle and compassionate dental team. 

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