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Pediatric Procedures

Introducing Dr. Ani Merjian, Pediatric Dentist!

Dr. Ani Merjian specializes in providing dental care for children from infancy through adolescence. She offers a wide range of procedures tailored to the unique needs of young patients.

Dr. Ani creates a warm and comfortable environment for your children to ensure they have a positive dental experience and develop healthy oral habits from a young age.

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Procedures We Perform

Healthy Smile Checkup:
Oral Exams

Your child's first line of defense against cavities! This fun and thorough exam checks for cavities, gum health, bite development, and more. Dr. Ani will answer your questions and provide personalized tips for keeping you child’s smile sparkling

Teeth Cleaning

Say goodbye to plaque and hello to a squeaky-clean smile! Children and teens need regular teeth cleanings to gently clean away buildup to leave your kid’s teeth healthy and helps prevent cavities.

Smile Snapshot:
X - Rays

Peek under the surface with clear digital X-rays! These quick and safe images help us detect hidden cavities and ensure your child's smile develops strong and healthy.

Superhero Strength Fluoride

Give your child's teeth the ultimate cavity-fighting power with our quick and painless fluoride treatments! This superhero potion strengthens their tooth enamel, making them super-resistant to sneaky cavity monsters. It's a simple step towards a healthy and long-lasting smile!

Cavity Shields:
Dental Sealants

Think of dental sealants as invisible shields for those hard-to-reach grooves on back teeth! This simple and effective procedure acts as a barrier against cavity-causing bacteria, significantly reducing your child's risk of cavities and protecting their smile for years to come.

Tooth Twinkle Fix:
Dental Fillings

If a cavity does sneak in, we offer natural-looking, tooth-colored fillings to seamlessly restore your child's tooth function and aesthetics. Our gentle approach and pain-free techniques ensure a comfortable experience, leaving their smile looking and feeling great again.

Gentle Tooth Removals (When Needed): Extractions

Sometimes, little teeth need a break! If a baby tooth is loose or causing issues, we offer gentle and comfortable “wiggles” to make the process as stress-free as possible for your child. We prioritize their comfort and safety every step of the way.

Smile Checkup:
Orthodontic Assessments for Growing Grins

Want your child's smile to blossom beautifully? An early orthodontic assessment helps us guide their smile's development, identifying potential bite or jaw concerns before they impact their smile. We'll provide personalized recommendations for treatment when needed, ensuring their pearly whites grow straight and strong.

Tiny Tooth Placeholders:
Space Maintainers for Future Smiles

If a little tooth says goodbye too soon, don't worry! Our space maintainers act like tiny placeholders, gently keeping other teeth in line and saving space for the permanent tooth to erupt perfectly. This proactive approach ensures a future smile that shines bright and even.

Smile Smarties Academy: Children’s Oral Health Education

Knowledge is power, and we're here to empower your child's smile! Fun and interactive sessions teach them how to brush, floss, and make healthy choices for a lifetime of dazzling smiles. 

Happy Smile Helpers:
Behavior Management

We know dental visits can sometimes be worrisome for little ones. We're here to help! Our team is trained in positive behavior management techniques, using playful distraction, gentle communication, and fun rewards to make your child feel relaxed and comfortable throughout their visit. Children's anxiety-free, gentle dentistry for the most positive experience!

Gum Guardian Patrol:
Treatment for Gum Disease

Gum problems lurking? Our gum detectives are on the case! We check for gum issues like pediatric gingivitis and keep them healthy with gentle cleanings and special treatments. Strong gums make a beautiful smile foundation! 

Smile Superhero Rescue:
Dental Emergencies 

Dental emergencies, no worries! We're your child's smile superheroes, offering urgent care and pain relief for chipped, broken, or aching teeth.

Happy Gas Helpers:
Nitrous Oxide Gas

Feeling a little extra nervous? Nitrous oxide can help your child relax and feel calm during their dental adventure. Nitrous use can help with anxiety relief and allows for fear-free and comfortable dental care. 

Shining Smiles for Everyone:
Special Needs Dentistry 

Every smile deserves to shine! We love treating children with special needs and understand their unique challenges. We tailor our care to ensure a comfortable and positive experience for all. 

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