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Preventative care is the best way to detect and address dental problems early. However, your child may end up needing corrective dental action for an issue. The following are some of the procedures we regularly perform at Comfort Dental KIDS.

Fillings

A cavity, (basically a hole in the tooth), can worsen if left untreated and lead to pain, infection, and even the loss of the tooth. At Comfort Dental KIDS, we fill cavities with durable, tooth-colored fillings that are inconspicuous and restore teeth to their healthy state. In certain cases, where tooth-colored fillings aren’t the right solution, we use “silver” fillings that are an amalgamation of various metals.

Extractions

Sometimes, a primary tooth needs to be removed because of infection or to make room for a permanent tooth coming in behind it. During extractions, local anesthesia is often sufficient, but in certain cases, full sedation is necessary. Either way, extractions are typically straightforward, in-office procedures.

Crowns

Extensive decay in molars or root canals require stainless-steel crowns to cap and protect the tooth. These metal crowns are durable and in the back of the mouth, thus not very noticeable. For front teeth that need crowns, we use a composite material that mimics the look of tooth enamel. This material is aesthetically preferred for front teeth but not as durable as stainless steel. Children must use special care when biting on crunchy foods or ice.

Pulp Therapy

The pulp is the core of a tooth, made up of nerves, blood vessels, and tissue. To save an infected tooth, Comfort Dental KIDS can remove diseased pulp tissue. After that, the cleaned space is filled with a special material, and then the tooth is capped with a crown.

Space Maintenance

One of the functions of primary (baby) teeth is to save space for permanent teeth when they’re ready to emerge from the gums. If your child happens to lose a tooth early because of an injury or tooth decay, we can save that space by inserting a space maintainer appliance. Without a space maintainer, the other teeth may shift into the opening which will likely cause orthodontic issues down the road.

Welcome to Comfort Dental Kids

Comfort Dental Kids specializes in high quality, personalized dental care for infants, children and teens. We consist of dental experts who have years of experience treating tiny smiles. Starting from infancy, our team is here to ensure that your child receives the very best dental care as they grow. We work with each parent and patient to instill oral care habits that lead to a lifetime of healthy smiles!

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Locations

Thornton

9652 N. Washington Street • 720-453-3277
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Centennial

8223 South Quebec Street Suite O • 720-277-5930
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Aurora

10401 E Colfax Ave • 720-285-7972
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Lakewood

7475 W Colfax Ave. Ste 103 • 720-512-2879
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