A Little Lakeside Smiles our top priority is preventing dental issues from occurring. Routine evaluations are important to assess the dental health of your child. Our goal is to make exams easy and fun for your child while providing personalized care and treatment plans.
At Little Lakeside Smiles we offer digital x-rays. This makes the appointment a little easier and faster for our little ones. A handheld radiograph device is used which allows us to remain with your child during x-rays. Digital panoramic radiographs are also available for children to evaluate growth and development.
Sealants save teeth! This a thin protective layer that goes over the top of the tooth to protect it from decay. It is an easy and straight forward procedure that can help protect teeth for years.
Dr. Tello is a proponent of managing tooth decay in a minimally invasive manner, especially for young children. Some techniques used a
Silver Diamine Fluoride
Interim Therapeutic Restorations (ITR)
SMART Technique Restorations
ICON Resin Infiltration
Prescription Fluoride & In Office Fluoride Treatments
Nitrous oxide, better known as laughing gas, helps to ease patient fears and helps them relax during their visit and to receive dental treatment in a comfortable and safe manner. Nitrous oxide is widely used in pediatric dentistry due to its safety and effectiveness.
Oral Conscious Sedation is used to help calm and reduce anxiety or discomfort associated with dental treatments. Oral Sedation involves the use of flavored medications taken by mouth and is typically used in conjunction with nitrous oxide. Multiple visits to complete treatment may be required. Dr. Tello will discuss treatment modality and types of medications best suited for your child’s overall health and treatment recommendations.
Teeth that have decay, infection, or leakage may need to be restored back to health. At Little Lakeside Smiles we offer the following restorative options plus more!
Tooth Colored Fillings
Stainless Steel Crowns
Baby Root Canal Treatments
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