The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is more than just a regular dental check-up for children. It’s about laying the foundation for a lifetime of healthy oral habits. Early dental care can help identify and address potential dental issues before they become more severe. Issues like early tooth decay, misalignment, or gum problems can have long-term effects if not treated promptly.

Regular dental visits teach children the importance of oral hygiene. They learn the correct way to brush, floss, and care for their teeth, instilling habits that will benefit them for years. Additionally, familiarity with the dental setting from a young age can alleviate fears or anxieties, making future dental visits more straightforward and stress-free.

At Advanced Dentistry of Scarsdale, we emphasize preventive care, guiding parents and children on the best practices to maintain oral health. We aim to ensure that every child grows up with a bright, healthy smile and a positive attitude towards dental care.

Pediatric Dentistry Services Offered

At Advanced Dentistry of Scarsdale in Westchester County, we offer a comprehensive range of pediatric dental services designed to cater to the unique needs of our young patients:


We offer nitrous oxide sedation for children who may feel anxious or nervous about dental procedures. This safe and effective method helps relax the child, ensuring a comfortable and stress-free experience. Our trained professionals closely monitor the child throughout the process, ensuring their safety and well-being.

Laser Treatment (Gemini II)

Dental lasers, like the advanced Gemini II, have revolutionized pediatric dental care, offering a range of benefits and applications.

Applications of Gemini II Laser:

  • Reduction of harmful bacteria levels, transforming them from billions to mere hundreds.
  • Alleviation of discomfort from canker and cold sores.
  • Exposure of partially erupted wisdom teeth.
  • Management of gum tissue during various dental procedures.
  • Treatment of gum disease by removing inflamed gum tissues.
  • Speeding up tooth whitening procedures.
  • And many more, including reshaping gum and bone tissues, treating infections in root canals, and performing biopsy procedures.

Advantages of Using Gemini II Laser:

  • Enhanced precision in dental procedures.
  • Reduced symptoms and faster healing times.
  • Minimized pain, bleeding, and swelling.
  • Effective control of bleeding during surgeries.
  • Significant reduction of bacteria in diseased gum tissues and cavities.
  • Reduced need for anesthesia in many cases.

Our team is always on hand to discuss the best treatment options for your child, ensuring they receive the care they need most comfortably and effectively.

Why Choose Pediatric Dentistry in Westchester?

  • Child-Centric Approach: Our clinic is designed with children in mind. Every aspect, from the waiting room to the treatment area, is tailored to make kids feel at ease.
  • Expertise in Pediatric Care: We don’t just treat kids; we specialize in it. Our team is trained in pediatric dentistry, ensuring that your child receives care from professionals who understand their unique needs.
  • Holistic Techniques: Focusing on whole-body techniques, we incorporate childhood psychology, breathing techniques, and more to help children and parents feel at ease during their visit.
  • Teaching & Mentorship: Our commitment to dentistry goes beyond our clinic. With involvement in teaching at Columbia University and the mentorship committee, we are at the forefront of pediatric dental care.
  • Personalized Treatment: We believe in a boutique concierge approach. Our team loves to answer questions from parents and kids, ensuring that every child receives customized treatment tailored to their needs.
  • Community Involvement: Driven by a passion for helping people, we actively participate in community service. Our recent dental mission in Nosara, Costa Rica, Nosara Sonrea, is a testament to our commitment to making a difference.

Choose Advanced Dentistry of Scarsdale for a pediatric dental care experience that prioritizes your child’s comfort, health, and well-being.

Contact Advanced Dentistry of Scarsdale Today

Advanced Dentistry of Scarsdale is always here to assist you and your child with dental care needs. Whether you have questions or concerns or want to schedule an appointment, our friendly team is just a call or a click away.

To schedule an appointment, please call us at (914) 725-7100 or fill out our online appointment request form on our website. We understand parents’ busy schedules and strive to offer flexible appointment timings to accommodate your needs.