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Rocklin Pediatric Dentistry

2241 Sunset Blvd, Ste. D
Rocklin, California 95765

Rocklin Pediatric Dentist

 MAKE A SMILE ROCKLIN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

 

Providing you and your kids with superb and friendly dental care is our mission at Make a Smile in Rocklin, California. Our dentistry is passionate about teaching each of our patients about the prevention of dental disease by introducing them to our fun and interactive office environment designed just for kids. Our dentist staff will ensure that your children receive high-quality dental care in a nurturing environment. 

We guarantee that your family will love our interactive waiting room which has been designed with kids in mind! We also provide movies in treatment rooms, video games, and lots of toys to help keep them happy and feeling safe while they wait for their appointment! Each of our dental professionals go out of their way to work one on one with you and your kids, fully explaining diagnoses and providing you with a strong sense of confidence in your child’s treatment options. We do, however, encourage parents to join their children in treatment rooms if they wish to do so – just in case it would ease any anxiety coming from the patient.

Make a Smile Children’s Dental and Orthodontics office is welcoming to all cases: patients of a young age, kids who require an extra-gentle hand with behavioral management, and clients with special needs. Our office is always up to date with the newest dentistry technology, entertainment, and distraction techniques. Our focus goes way beyond caring for your teeth which is why we offer a variety of sedation services including in-office nitrous oxide, oral sedation, IV, and hospital dentistry. 

 

How Old Should Patients Be To See a Pediatric Dentist?

Our dentistry recommends that pediatric dental care should begin when a child’s first tooth appears. This generally happens around the age of 6 months old. Children should have lost all of their “baby-teeth” by 12 or 13 years of age. Either way, many teen patients continue receiving services from pediatric dentists and orthodontists well into their teenage years.

 

Read About Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

Our office is full of state-of-the-art orthodontics technology and is vastly different from the pediatric dentistry office you remember as a child. A positive outlook on dentistry starts with your child’s initial office visit and aids in successfully creating a life-long preventative plan for your kids and their smile. Your child’s first dental visit should be scheduled as soon as their first tooth erupts or before their first birthday. At your kids initial visit, you can expect the following at our office:

  • A thorough review of your kids medical and dental history
  • Helpful tips on keeping your child’s teeth clean and healthy after nursing or bottle-feeding to avoid decay.
  • A guide on proper brushing techniques
  • A comprehensive, non-invasive dental care exam to check soft tissue and
    tooth eruption
  • A visit to the toy chest! 

You may join your child during treatment at any time, however, we also welcome you to enjoy movies, toys, and video games with your other kids in our reception area. If you do plan on coming with your child during dental care services and treatment, try not to bring other children to that appointment, as space is limited in offices.

You should continue bringing in your child every 6 months following their first dental appointment or orthodontics appointment for evaluations, professional cleanings, and general oral health exams. Keeping up with regular dentist visits, as well as brushing and flossing will reduce the risk of tooth decay. 

CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Our Make a Smile office in Rocklin strives to provide the best dental care services for your family. Some patients often present the dentist with unique challenges to pediatric dentistry, such as those with significant medical, physical, or mental disabilities. Our pediatric dentists and orthodontists have received training to be able to treat special needs patients in our practice, resulting in the formation of healthy lasting friendships with them and their caregivers. We assure a positive dental experience to all of our special needs patient.

Our efforts to significantly reduce the risk of preventative dental problems in our special needs patients is by teaching children and their caregivers preventative oral health techniques to protect their dental health. Thank you for the opportunity to be your children’s dental option – we can’t wait to see your magic smile! Our dental patients are our top priority and our Rocklin Make a Smile staff is here to help and to provide high-quality dental care.

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Dental Gone Digital! We Now Offer Digital Teledentistry Options!

Alongside all in-person dental appointments, Make a Smile now offers teledentistry care options to patients. Teledentistry care has been around for a while but is in demand now, more than ever. Providing safe care to all of our patients is important to our staff. 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING ORAL HEALTH OR  WANT TO SCHEDULE A DENTAL APPOINTMENT, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US AT OUR DENTIST OFFICE. WE ALSO OFFERS ORAL SURGERY, ORTHODONTICS SERVICES, and ENDODONTIC PATIENT SERVICES. PLEASE CALL IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT INSURANCE AND WE CAN HELP WALK YOU THROUGH ANY CONCERNS.

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What people are saying!

Isabella Klapperich  5 Star Dental Review

The staff are all really sweet and nice, the process given beforehand, and everything is super smooth. I always feel comfortable coming in, Make A Smile has a very fun, relaxing atmosphere to it! Recommended!

Ari Caldera  5 Star Dental Review

We’ve been coming to Make a Smile since my 17 year old was a baby! The entire staff is always friendly and helpful. Every dentist is gentle, compassionate and knowledgeable.

Christy Blake  5 Star Dental Review

Efficiency at its best! Friendly staff who know how to keep things rolling by managing phone calls and customers at the desk all at once. Great communication for appointment reminders.  Clean, bright office!

Mr. Awesome  5 Star Dental Review

We have been coming to Make A Smile for 7 years. Both my boys look forward to coming.  The office staff is friendly and helpful and the hygienists work so well with the kids.

What people are saying!

Isabella Klapperich

5 Star Dental Review

The staff are all really sweet and nice, the process given beforehand, and everything is super smooth. I always feel comfortable coming in, Make A Smile has a very fun, relaxing atmosphere to it! Recommended!

Ari Caldera

5 Star Dental Review

If your looking for great quality care, it’s definitely this place. Front and back staff are so friendly. Thank you for making my appointment go smooth as possible!

Christy Blake

5 Star Dental Review

Efficiency at its best! Friendly staff who know how to keep things rolling by managing phone calls and customers at the desk all at once. Great communication for appointment reminders.  Clean, bright office!

Mr. Awesome

5 Star Dental Review

We have been coming to Make A Smile for 7 years. Both my boys look forward to coming.  The office staff is friendly and helpful and the hygienists work so well with the kids. I would recommend Make A Smile to any family!

What people are saying!

Isabella Klapperich

5 Star Dental Review

The staff are all really sweet and nice, the process given beforehand, and everything is super smooth. I always feel comfortable coming in, Make A Smile has a very fun, relaxing atmosphere to it! Recommended!

Ari Caldera

5 Star Dental Review

If your looking for great quality care, it’s definitely this place. Front and back staff are so friendly. Thank you for making my appointment go smooth as possible!

Christy Blake

5 Star Dental Review

Efficiency at its best! Friendly staff who know how to keep things rolling by managing phone calls and customers at the desk all at once. Great communication for appointment reminders.  Clean, bright office!

Mr. Awesome

5 Star Dental Review

We have been coming to Make A Smile for 7 years. Both my boys look forward to coming.  The office staff is friendly and helpful and the hygienists work so well with the kids. I would recommend Make A Smile to any family!

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2241 Sunset Blvd, Ste. D
Rocklin, California 95765

(916) 380-0102

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