Dr. Derrick Cantu and Dr. Christi Wengler provide pediatric dentistry in San Antonio, Texas, to help children maintain healthy smiles as they grow. Children have unique dental needs, and these needs change as they progress from being infants to toddlers to young children and finally to teenagers. Our experienced pediatric dentists and team will work with you and your child to ensure they receive the care they need to enjoy all the benefits of a healthy, beautiful smile as a child and in their future lives.
What Is Pediatric Dentistry?
Pediatric dentistry is a specialized branch of dental care that focuses on providing dental care to infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special needs. Pediatric dentists complete additional training following dental school in order to address the unique oral health needs and challenges of their patients as they grow and develop.
Our Pediatric Dental Services
Our pediatric dental treatments include:
- Dental Cleanings
- Dental Exams
- Dental Sealants
- Digital X-Rays
- Emergency Dental Care
- Fluoride Treatment
- Mouth Guards
- Preventive Dentistry
- Oral Hygiene
- Space Maintainers
How Pediatric Dentistry Benefits Your Child
Pediatric dentistry offers many benefits for your child’s oral health and overall wellbeing. These benefits include:
- Pediatric dentists are trained to create positive and comfortable environments for children, which helps alleviate or prevent dental anxiety.
- Age-appropriate preventive care, including regular cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants, that help children maintain their health and smile as they grow.
- Pediatric dental care is designed to ensure proper dental development and alignment, and pediatric dentists are uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat early dental issues.
Why Choose a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
All pediatric dentists have specialized training to provide treatment for children. However, a board certified pediatric dentist takes this a step further. Board certification requires rigorous additional training and comprehensive exams during which a dentist demonstrates their expertise in pediatric oral healthcare. This advanced, specialized knowledge gives pediatric dentists an additional level of experience and expertise and ensures that they are able to handle the unique challenges and complexities of treating children’s dental needs. By choosing a board certified pediatric dentist, you ensure that your child will receive the highest possible standard of care.
Schedule Your Child’s Appointment
We invite you to call Pediatric Dentistry of San Antonio today at 210-680-7841 to schedule your child’s appointment and learn more!