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Family Dentist Des Moines

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Family Dentist Des Moines

Plaza Dental Group is a great place for the entire family, we have experienced professionals that are great with kids of all ages to make it convenient for you. Our dentists, hygienists, and friendly staff are great and well experienced with children. We are a one stop dental office that offers services to both kids and adults.

Family dentistry addresses oral health at every stage of life. Children have different dental needs than adults, and qualified family dentists deliver comprehensive oral care from baby teeth to permanent teeth.

Choosing the right dentist for your child has always been of great concern for parents. As dentists in Des Moines, Plaza Dental provides affordable and high quality family and pediatric dentist care for your child.

Our mission is to encourage your child to develop a positive approach towards dentistry and maintain good oral hygiene. We have highly trained dentists for kids who specialize in prevention of dental diseases and other dental problems for infants, young adults and children with special needs.

Our goal is to free your child from dental/oral diseases and help them feel good while visiting a dentist. Come, visit us for any dental problems for your child.

Like general dentistry, family dentistry is concerned with oral hygiene and the health of your teeth. However, family dentists focus on the unique needs of children of all ages. Just a few of the services offered by our family dentists are:

  • Regular cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments and Sealants as preventative measures
  • Cavity identification and filling.
  • Orthodontics
Family Dentist Des Moines

Traditionally, parents didn't worry about their kid's teeth alignment until they hit their teens. However, time and research have determined that many kids benefit greatly from having a screening for orthodontic treatment at an early age.

The American Association of Orthodontists advises that children should have their first orthodontic screening by age 7. At this point kids have typically lost several of their baby teeth so a dentist can see how their permanent teeth are beginning to come in. This is the most ideal time to identify problems such as crossbites, overbites, or crowding. Early orthodontic treatment can help avoid more complex treatment down the road such as surgery or extractions.

Few signs for parents to tell if your child could benefit from early orthodontic treatment:

  • Early or late loss of baby teeth
  • Grinding at night.
  • Mouth breathing.
  • Snoring.
  • Thumb sucking.
  • Speech impediments.
  • Narrow jaw structure.
  • Dark circles under the eyes.
  • Airway and Facial concern