A pediatric dentist is a dentist who exclusively treats children. He or she has been trained (beyond dental school) to communicate with, educate, and treat children of all ages. Pediatric dentists are also well-trained and prepared to work with children with special needs and/or behavioral concerns.
Children are not just “little adults.” They require dental care that is uniquely tailored for their personality and their dental needs. Pediatric dentistry is about more than just bright-colored chairs and a fun atmosphere. Dr. Pearson makes sure all of his patients not only enjoy their dental visits, but also feel comfortable and safe. He helps children understand the importance of taking care of their teeth and encourages them to practice good oral hygiene at home.