What is a Pediatric Dentist?


A pediatric dentist specializes in children’s oral health from infancy through adolescence, with training tailored to kids’ unique dental needs. Understanding the importance of specialized dental care for children is essential, especially when deciding on the best oral care for your young ones. In this article, we’ll discuss what a pediatric dentist is and highlight …

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Updated: August 30, 2023

What is a General Dentist?


A general dentist provides comprehensive dental care, from regular check-ups to treatments, ensuring overall oral health and well-being. General dentistry serves as the foundational pillar of dental care. It provides various services, all focused on maintaining, improving, and rectifying our oral health. Beyond the aesthetics of a radiant smile, this branch of dentistry plays a …

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When My Special Needs Child Needs Dental Care

Special Needs Child Dentist

If your child has special needs due to a developmental disability, behavioral issues, or physical limitation, The Dental Anesthesia Center can help. Your child may need extra care, time, and support when visiting the dentist or special accommodations for their wheelchair. Whatever their special needs, we can provide dental care while adapting to your child’s …

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Updated: December 4, 2022

Common Dental Issues for Teens with Special Needs

Dental Care for Teens with Special Needs

Teens with special needs are at particular risk for specific oral health issues, so they must develop healthy dental habits at home. A visit to the dentist can be stressful and scary for anyone. Children and teens with special needs are even more likely to have a bad experience at the dentist because of factors …

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Updated: December 4, 2022

Is Dental Sedation Safe for Your Child?

little girl in the dentists chair

We are the Only Board Certified Dental Anesthesiologists in the State of Missouri, including the St. Louis Metro Area. When your young one is having a dental procedure done, you might be struggling with the choice of whether or not to sedate them. You want to prevent them from feeling any trauma and pain from …

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Updated: November 2, 2022

Who Can Benefit from Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation Dentist St Louis

Patients with physical or mental disabilities who are unable to cooperate for dental treatment can benefit from sedation dentistry. Many people fear having a dental procedure. They often worry about the pain they might feel as well as their potential discomfort and vulnerability. These feelings can bring on overwhelming anxiety. There are Different Types of …

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Updated: September 30, 2022