Going to the dentist can feel frightening, especially for a child. First impressions at the dentist are critical, as many adults who are fearful about dental appointments report that it stems from a bad experience they had as a child at the dentist. This is why you may want to consider visiting a pediatric dentist in Decatur, IL for your little one's first and future dental visits.
Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?
Children have unique dental needs that can easily be overlooked at busy general practice. A pediatric dental team is a group of dental professionals who are passionate about children and their oral health.
In addition to their dental training, a pediatric dentist completes extensive advanced training through a pediatric dental residency at a hospital. This means that at a pediatric dental office, your child's needs will be met in a way that is tailored for their specific requirements.
Why Not Consider Jerger Pediatric Dentistry for Your Child's Dental Care?
Since 1995, Dr. Bret Jerger has been carrying on the tradition of providing excellent dental care for children in Decatur, IL that his father started over 50 years ago. Parents will find a wide array of services for their child at Jerger Pediatric Dentistry including comprehensive orthodontics and special needs dentistry.
Parents also appreciate the partnership they build with Dr. Jerger that goes beyond dentistry and helps children develop good behavior and habits both at home and at the dental office, while also monitoring their child's growth and development.
Your child should have their first dental visit around the age of one year old so we can begin to develop a relationship and rapport with them. We look forward to meeting your family and serving your child through infancy into early adulthood. Give us a call today to schedule their next appointment!