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Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry for Children in Succasunna, NJ

Roxbury Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry in Succasunna, New Jersey, is a multi-family office and an excellent choice in dentistry services for children in a friendly and unintimidating atmosphere. Our board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Julia Springfield Polomski, is a fun, caring, and experienced specialist with the expertise necessary to deliver the exceptional dental care your child deserves, no matter if they’re a baby, toddler, or big kid.

What Is a Pediatric Dentist, Exactly?

A pediatric dentist has two additional years of training focused on treating children from infancy through the teen years and addresses the unique oral health needs of young, growing patients. Dr. Polomski excels in helping patients build the foundation for a healthy, beautiful smile for life by providing personalized and gentle dentistry services for children.

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Dentistry for Infants

Dental care for infants differs from dentistry for older children, but it’s no less important. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends seeing a pediatric dentist during your baby’s first year or when their first tooth comes in, usually between six and 12 months of age. Along with the guidelines set by the AAPD, we recommend scheduling a first birthday visit at our office that will allow us to establish a relationship with your child and familiarize ourselves with their specific dental needs. As your baby grows, a healthy mouth will benefit their eating habits, speech patterns, and self-confidence.

Roxbury Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry’s approach to dentistry for young children centers on prevention and laying the groundwork for a healthy smile. During the first appointment, we will focus on guiding your baby’s dental growth, identifying potential issues before they arise and become more complex, and protecting your child’s dental health as their baby teeth grow in. Our children’s dentist will also teach you easy, at-home care routines for your infant that will help ensure their smile grows in smoothly.

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Dentistry for Toddlers

As your baby becomes a toddler, it’s important to schedule regular appointments with a children’s dentist. When your child becomes able to handle objects and run around, the desire to taste and bite just about everything grows. This behavior can be risky, causing a chipped tooth, other tooth damage, or worse, so it’s important to help them learn safe oral habits.

This is also the time when your child can begin to learn how to brush their own teeth. Our dentistry services for children will help your toddler learn fun and engaging ways to practice oral self-care and keep their teeth healthy during these exploring years.

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Dentistry for Kids

Regular dentistry for children is vitally important—kids who take care of their teeth grow up to have fresh breath, healthy gums, stronger hearts, reduced risk of diabetes and, of course, great smiles. Dr. Polomski loves to help children develop radiant smiles and the healthy habits that are essential to preserving them. And we offer Invisalign® as an alternative to braces. Whether your kids are on their baby teeth, adult teeth, or somewhere in between, Dr. Polomski knows how to make their visits to the dentist memorable in a fun and enthusiastic way. Our goal at Roxbury Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry is to create positive experiences for your child and help them look forward to their dental appointments!

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Schedule Your Child’s Free Smile Assessment

Roxbury Pediatric Dentistry is proud to offer free smile assessments to help make quality dentistry for children affordable and easily accessible. In addition to our free smile assessments, we’re happy to offer the following pediatric dentistry specials for new patients:

When it comes to dentistry for children, there’s a reason why so many local families choose Roxbury Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry. Come experience the difference for yourself! To schedule a free smile assessment at our office in Succasunna or learn more about our children’s dental services, including Invisalign® contact our friendly professionals today at 973.584.7555.

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