Pediatric Dentistry is an important element for the overall health of a child. Most general dentists have not received the proper training to provide dental care to children. In addition, their offices tend to not be kid friendly and can make the visit “scary” or even unpleasant. Pediatric Dentists have been trained to manage children’s behavior and deliver the highest quality of dental care for children.
Why fill baby teeth? They are just going to fall out anyway.
It is true that baby teeth do fall out. However, if a baby tooth is lost prematurely due to cavities, the adult tooth underneath is not ready to erupt. Thus, the surrounding teeth will shift and possibly block out an adult tooth requiring your child to receive extensive orthodontics.