Pediatric Dental Services
Our fun and educational approach to dentistry is appreciated by our patients and parents alike!
Don’t be surprised when your children ask you to hurry up and schedule their next dental appointment! Simply put, a dental appointment at Brecksville Kids Dentistry can be described as “a good time”. In a nutshell, it’s fun! But don’t worry parents… we still provide the highest level dental care to your children. We just do it in the best possible way.
When our young patients are told what we are going to do, and then shown what we are going to do – they feel much more comfortable when we actually do it! This philosophy works well when it comes to pediatric dentistry.
Children are inherently curious, which is why we utilize a Tell, Show, Do approach. With Tell, Show, Do, children feel more involved and comfortable during their appointment.
Preventive and Diagnostic Services
It is important to take care of a child’s first teeth, their primary teeth, because they aid in speech development, allow food to be properly chewed, and maintain space for permanent teeth. It is also important to develop good lifelong dental habits early on. Preventive care including exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, and sealants to maintain oral health and help adult teeth thrive.
More About Preventive and Diagnostic Dentistry for Children
Fillings and dental crowns can help restore the appearance and function of natural teeth. Pulpotomies and extractions are sometimes necessary.
More About Restorative Dental Services for Children
Whitening and bonding can improve aesthetics, giving children confidence to share their smile with the world.
More About Cosmetic Dental Services for Children
We are proud to offer Solea Laser Dentistry!
For many patients, it is a more comfortable way to have dental fillings done. Gone are the days of anesthetic for many types of dental cavities. A laser makes it fun for kids to have their teeth fixed! More About Laser Dentistry
Hypoplastic and Hypomineralised Teeth
Hypoplastic and hypomineralised teeth develop as a result of an event which has occurred during the development of the enamel, giving the appearance of mottled, yellow or white opacities.
More About Hypoplastic Teeth
Tethered Tissue Releases—Lingual and Maxillary Frenectomies
A frenectomy is a simple surgical procedure performed to release the connection of the “frenum,” a connective muscle between two tissues.
More About Frenectomies
Many sports require athletes to use a mouth guard to protect their teeth while practicing and playing. Frequently used in contact sports, the mouth guard covers the gums and teeth to provide protection for lips, gums, teeth, and arches. A properly fitted mouth guard can reduce the severity of dental injuries.
More About Custom Sports Guards
We offer various sedation options to our young patients to help with pain management and anxiety.
More About Sedation Options for Children
Serving Special Needs Children
All children deserve the same level of gentle and compassionate care. Dr. Hechko has extensive experience working with medically, physically, and emotionally challenged patients.
Schedule a visit with Balto!
Would a calm and lovable certified therapy dog help your child feel more comfortable in the dental chair? Balto, a hypoallergenic Bichon Frise, is available for appoinments three days a week.