Pediatric Dentist in Katy, TX
Are you looking for the best dentist for kids in Katy, TX? Look no further than Smile Avenue Family Dentistry! Our team treats young patients aged 6 months and older, with gentle, friendly treatments designed to promote a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Do you have trouble fitting dental care into your family’s busy schedule? We understand — that’s why we make special accommodations for patients just like you. Smile Avenue Family Dentistry in Katy, TX proudly offers family block appointments so that your entire family can be seen on the same day.
We can also see patients in the evenings and on Saturdays! To further respect your time, our staff never overbooks patients. At every visit, you can expect to be seen on time and cared for with an efficient, personalized approach.
A Pain-Free, Personalized Approach
We understand that going to the dentist can create apprehension and even fear in many patients, especially children. At Smile Avenue Family Dentistry, our dentists always maintain a gentle approach and use cutting-edge technology to make dental care as comfortable as possible. Our high-strength numbing gel and advanced DentalVibe device can actually eliminate the pain felt during an injection.
If you have a child who struggles with dental anxiety, we are happy to provide nitrous oxide sedation (laughing gas) to help them relax while in the dental chair. Comfort and safety are always a priority when caring for young patients!
Our Friendly Dental Environment
We offer amenities for our littlest patients, to help them feel as comfortable as possible in the dentist's chair! Each exam room is furnished with cable television and Netflix so kids can watch their favorite shows or movies during their appointment. We also provide all patients with blankets, headphones, pillows, and sunglasses to maximize comfort.
Checkups and Preventive Care
Our staff will do everything possible to make your and your children's first dental visit a memorable, positive experience. Our kid-friendly team will take plenty of comfortable x-rays, images, and photos of the teeth and gums to get a clear idea of your child's health. We emphasize oral health education by providing easy-to-understand explanations so that you and your family can keep your teeth and gums healthy between appointments.
Dr. Vuong recommends 6-month checkups for children and adolescents to keep tooth decay and cavities at bay.
At Smile Avenue Family Dentistry, we know that tooth decay can happen to anyone, and our goal is to prevent all cavities before they occur. However, when small holes form in your teeth, we use safe and effective mercury-free fillings to repair them.
Dental Crowns For Children
Dental crowns are recommended if your child suffers an oral injury or our team discovers decay. We understand everyone has a busy schedule, so we offer same-day dental crowns made right here in our office using advanced CEREC technology. There is no need for temporary crowns and follow-up appointments!
Tooth Extractions For Kids
In some cases, we recommend that you have a tooth extracted to prevent the spread of decay or relieve crowding. We encourage parents to think long-term about maintaining their child's oral health as they grow up. Smile Avenue provides preventive and surgical treatment of impacted wisdom teeth.
Toy Prizes For Pediatric Patients
Our pediatric patients love getting to pick out a small toy after they finish their visit with Dr. Vuong. At Smile Avenue Family Dentistry in Katy, we offer prizes for toddlers through middle schoolers, We believe that our "goodie area" encourages children to look forward to their dental appointment. and allows them to leave happy and proud of their attendance. Dental care should always be a rewarding experience for patients of any age!
Schedule Your Child's Next Dentist Appointment
The team at Smile Avenue Family Dentistry is dedicated to providing top-notch pediatric care to children across Katy, TX and beyond. We are committed to comfort for patients of all ages, and our mission is to treat children with the same level of consideration, compassion, thoroughness, and understanding as we do adults. Call us today to schedule your child's dental visit.
Remember, we offer evening appointments, weekday appointments, and same-day dental appointments for your convenience!