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Children’s Dentistry

Children’s Dentistry

Finding a dentist for kids that you trust can be hard. Therefore Dr. Mark H. Wright is pleased to offer family services in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In addition to providing the care adult patients need for healthier smiles, he also is a dentist for kids. Parents can schedule back-to-back appointments with their children and make one-stop for the entire family. Our caring team understands how apprehensive children can be about visiting the dentist and offers gentle chairside manners to help them feel at ease.

What services are available for children?

Dr. Mark H. Wright offers a myriad of treatments for children and adults in his practice. Children may require certain services, such as dental sealants or fluoride applications. These treatments can help strengthen tooth enamel and provide an extra layer of protection against dental concerns such as tooth decay and periodontal disease. Below is a small list of services to give parents an idea of what can be done for their children:

  • Dental sealants for kids
  • Fluoride applications for children
  • Thorough examinations with x-rays
  • Prophylaxis (dental cleanings)
  • Tooth extractions

When is my child ready to see the dentist?

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that children visit the dentist every six months for a cleaning and evaluation. This is recommended as it provides an opportunity for children to build a trusting relationship with their dentist over time, significantly reducing the chances that a child will develop dental anxieties. Our team has the chairside manners and a gentle touch to make children comfortable when they visit, making every appointment a positive experience. Children should start visiting the dentist as soon as they develop their first tooth through the gumline. If this does not happen by age one, an appointment can be made to evaluate the child and ensure the development of the smile is on track.

Call Dr. Mark H. Wright if you are seeking a dentist for kids.

Parents interested in obtaining the care and attention their children need for healthy smiles are welcome to book their children into our practice for their first dental examination. We are located at 930 North Cedar Street and can be reached by phone at (719) 624-4122.