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Best Pediatric Dentist in Dallas, TX

Best Pediatric Dentist in Dallas, TX

Professional, affordable pediatric dental care for young children and teenagers in the DFW Metroplex.

Professional, affordable pediatric dental care for young children and teenagers in the DFW Metroplex.

10 offices in the DFW area to serve you.

Trusted Pediatric Dentist in DFW:
Promoting Healthy Smiles for Children

At Perla, we understand the importance of a child’s oral health to their overall wellbeing, and provide high-quality, affordable dental care for children as young as 6-months to teenagers at our 10 offices in the Metroplex.

Our team of experienced and friendly pediatric dentists work to connect with each child and create a positive and comfortable environment, so they feel happy about visiting the dentist! Our goal is to help your child develop and maintain good oral health for a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.

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Trusted Pediatric Dentist in DFW

Why Choose Perla Dental as Your Pediatric Dentist?

Perla Dental focuses on the oral health of children from toddlers to teenagers. We provide preventive and therapeutic dental care, as well as education and guidance for parents and caregivers.

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  • Kid-Friendly Environment
  • Comprehensive Dental Services
  • Compassionate, Caring Approach
  • Advanced Technology
  • Dental Education
  • 10 Convenient DFW Offices

Benefits of Visiting a Pediatric Dentist

There are many benefits of our pediatric dentistry for children:

Preventive Care:

Regular dental check-ups, cleanings, and optional treatments help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Early detection of dental problems allows for timely intervention, reducing the risk of more extensive treatments and health issues in the future.

Early Detection of Dental Issues:

Regular dental visits allow pediatric dentists to monitor the growth and development of a child’s teeth and identify any potential issues early on. Catching dental problems in their initial stages offers prompt intervention and can prevent more serious complications later in life.

Dental Education:

Pediatric dentists and their staff provide valuable dental education to children and parents. They teach proper oral hygiene techniques, including brushing, flossing, and healthy eating habits. This knowledge empowers children to take responsibility for their oral health and establishes good dental habits from an early age.

Age-Appropriate Approach:

Pediatric dentists use age-appropriate techniques and methods to ensure that children feel comfortable during their dental visits. They are trained in behavior management and can create a child-friendly environment, reducing anxiety and fear associated with dental treatments.

Developmental Guidance:

Pediatric dentists can provide guidance on common dental issues related to oral habits such as thumb sucking, pacifier use, and bottle feeding. They offer practical advice to parents on how to manage and prevent these habits from negatively impacting dental development.

Consistent Dental Care:

Building a long-term relationship with a pediatric dentist ensures consistent and continuous dental care throughout a child’s growth and development. This continuity helps monitor changes in oral health, address concerns promptly, and track progress over time.

Positive Dental Experiences:

Pediatric dentistry aims to create positive dental experiences for children. By offering a child-friendly environment, compassionate care, and a friendly approach, pediatric dentists help children feel comfortable and develop a positive attitude towards dental visits, promoting lifelong oral health.

Common Treatments Our Pediatric Dentists Provide

Dental Examinations and Cleanings: Regular dental check-ups and cleanings help maintain oral health and allow dentists to identify any early signs of dental issues.

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Dental Fillings

If a child develops a cavity, the pediatric dentist can remove the decayed portion of the tooth and restore it using dental fillings.

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Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are thin protective coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars) to prevent cavities.

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Orthodontic Evaluation

Pediatric dentists assess the alignment of children’s teeth and jaws and may refer them to an orthodontist for further evaluation and treatment if necessary.

Pediatric Dental Emergency Visits Available

Need to see a pediatric dentist now for a child’s chipped/cracked tooth, knocked out tooth, or a severe toothache? Just walk-in for care at any of our 10 DFW offices for immediate dental care by a pediatric dentist. You never need an appointment and don’t need to call ahead.  

Schedule Your Child's Pediatric Dentistry Appointment Today!

At Perla Dental, we are passionate about caring for children’s smiles and building long-lasting relationships with families in the Dallas/Fort Worth community. We accept most insurance plans and offer flexible payment options to ensure that exceptional dental care is accessible to all children.

To schedule your child’s appointment or to learn more about our children’s dentistry services, please call the nearest office or fill out a contact form. Our friendly staff is ready to assist you and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to welcoming you and your child to Perla Dental.

We Accept Many Insurance Plans

At Perla Dental, we understand that dental care can be expensive, so we work
to make sure that everyone has access to quality dental care.

Government Insurance Plans

Our dentists accept most Government plans. Call to verify coverage.

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Private Insurance Plans

Our dentists accept most PPO plans. Call to verify coverage.

Dental Payment Plans & Financing

We are committed to delivering affordable dental and orthodontics services to patients in Dallas/Fort
Worth and offer financing programs to fit your budget and credit level.

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We also accept financing through our other partners:

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • At what age should my child have their first dental visit?

It is recommended that children visit a pediatric dentist within six months after their first tooth erupts or by their first birthday, whichever comes first. Early dental visits help establish a foundation for good oral health and allow the dentist to monitor the development of your child’s teeth.

  • How often should my child have dental check-ups?

Regular dental check-ups are important for maintaining good oral health and recommended every six months although the frequency may vary based on your child’s individual needs and oral health.

  • Are baby teeth important, even though they eventually fall out?

Yes, baby teeth are essential for several reasons. They help children speak properly, chew food comfortably, and hold space for permanent teeth. Early loss of baby teeth due to decay or other issues can lead to problems with dental alignment and speech development. It is important to take care of baby teeth to ensure proper oral health as children grow.

  • How can I help my child develop good oral hygiene habits?

Parents play a vital role in teaching their children good oral hygiene habits. Encourage your child to brush their teeth at least twice a day using a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. Also, flossing should be incorporated into their routine once their teeth begin to touch. Limit sugary snacks and drinks and promote a balanced diet for optimal oral health.

  • What can I expect during my child’s first dental visit?

During the first visit, the pediatric dentist will focus on getting to know your child and establishing a positive relationship. They will perform a gentle examination of your child’s mouth, teeth, and gums. The dentist may clean the teeth, and will discuss oral hygiene practices, diet, and answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s oral health.

  • How can I prevent dental anxiety in my child?

Dental anxiety is common among children. Start dental visits early to familiarize your child with the dental office. Reading books or watching videos about visiting the dentist can also help prepare your child.