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Cavity Treatment

Experienced Dental Care for Your Child

Pediatric dental fillings are used to protect damaged or decayed teeth, so your child can retain proper, pain-free chewing function and enjoy restored tooth health. Our experienced dentist offers high-quality pediatric dental fillings and cavity treatment in Gainesville, FL, to help preserve your child’s teeth.

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Why Does Your Child Need a Filling?

There are many reasons why our dentist could recommend a filling for your child’s teeth. A couple of the most common are:

  • Tooth Decay – A tooth can decay, breaking down the tooth structure. Oftentimes, children don’t feel a cavity until it is too late, and the issue has progressed into decay.
  • Fractures & Chips – A chipped tooth can be more than a cosmetic concern. Hairline cracks in the enamel can expose the tooth to decay from bacteria getting in the tooth, and can cause the tooth to split and break.

Our Gentle, Compassionate Approach

If our dentist recommends a filling for your child, you can rest assured that they’re in good hands! Our dental team is specially trained to work on children’s teeth. We encourage a “less is more approach” when speaking to your child about their upcoming filling appointment. Our dental team will use kid-friendly terms during their visit.

To set your child at ease, our dentist may offer nitrous oxide. Children are encouraged not to eat anything two hours before their appointment. The “laughing gas” will help relax your child, and it is common to overhear them laughing throughout their visit. Once the procedure is complete, the laughing gas will wear off and your child will love showing off their newly shined white tooth.

Learn More About Our Pediatric Dental Fillings & Cavity Treatment in Gainesville, FL, Today

To experience our award-winning pediatric dental care, schedule your child’s New Patient Exam today by calling (352) 371-3200 to reach our Gainesville/Jonesville office. You may also use our convenient online form. Your appointment includes the following:

  • Tour the Office
  • Meet the Team
  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Oral Exam & Cleaning
  • Expert Consultation

During your child’s appointment, we will take the time to answer all your questions about our advanced treatments and technology, our flexible payment options, and anything else you may want to know about us!

Friendly (more importantly very kid friendly) clean, and always an enjoyable experience!— Corin E.
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  • Tour the Office
  • Meet the Team
  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Oral Exam & Cleaning
  • Expert Consultation
Request an Appointment Have you been contemplating, “Which kids dentist near me is the best choice?” If so, look no further than Martin Kids Dental. We have helped thousands of children achieve their best smile since 1979. With this much experience, you can have the peace of mind that your children are in the right hands. We genuinely care about the well-being and comfort of your children. If you want to see what we are all about, schedule an appointment below. We even offer office comfort tours to ensure that your children feel comfortable!
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Gainesville/Jonesville 13820 W Newberry Rd #100
Jonesville, FL 32669
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