Dental Visit Prep

Dental visits for your special needs child.

Does Your Child Have Special Needs? We Make Dental Visits Easy

It’s time for a peaceful dental appointment. When you have a child with special needs, certain things require just a little extra care. You may have a child who developed severe dental anxiety, or perhaps one who gets overstimulated if there’s too much light or noise. Every child’s needs are different, so it’s important to…
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Preparing for baby's first dental visit.

5 Things To Expect at Your Baby’s First Dental Visit

Whirlwind of Parenting Becoming a parent can be a crazy ride. Everyone seems to have an opinion, and half of them seem to contradict each other. Every time you turn around, there’s another “first” to celebrate. Their first smile, the first time they roll over, the first time they say your name, and the first…
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Your child's first dental visit.

5 Tips to Prepare for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

So many first-time experiences ahead.  Having a child is a whirlwind of firsts. There’s the first pediatrician visit when they’re only a few days old, the first time they roll to their belly, that adorable first tooth, those first steps, and even that first dental visit. All of these milestones hit one right after the…
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Best dentist for child on the spectrum

​​How to Find the Best Dentist for Your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Specialized Care for Your Child Finding a dentist for your family can be challenging; and if your child is on the autism spectrum, it may feel impossible. Children on the spectrum may have different experiences at the dentist than other children. There are new things to hear, see, and touch that can easily create a…
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Dental anxiety in children

Dental Anxiety in Children: What It Looks Like and How to Best Combat It

Few children look forward to a visit with the dentist, but for some children, the concern and anxiety about such a visit can go much further. Dental anxiety in children is a serious issue that can lead to children not receiving the care they need during development and beyond. As a parent, it is essential…
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Positive dental appointments

A Safe Place for Your Child’s Dental Experience

Going to the dentist shouldn’t be a challenging or frustrating experience for a parent or child. With the right dentist and the right partnership, positive dental appointments are not only possible but are also par for the course. Read on to learn how the team at Pediatric Dental Specialists takes steps every day to make…
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Special needs pediatric dentist

Tips for Parents of a Special Needs Child at the Dentist

Support for Your Special Needs Child at the Dentist Visiting the dentist can be a difficult experience for any child. However, this experience can be significantly harder for special needs children. What seems to many children to be an uncomfortable and frightening experience can be truly overwhelming for children with special needs. There are steps…
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Keep your child comfortable at the dentist

Keep Your Child Comfortable At The Dentist

Your child’s comfort is our first priority at Pediatric Dental Specialists. Did you know that your child’s first dental visit should be around the age of one? While that might seem early, remember that prevention is key to a healthy smile. At Pediatric Dental Specialists, we care about your child and want them to be…
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Take your child to a pediatric dentist

When Should My Child See a Pediatric Dentist?

What is a pediatric dentist? As parents, our greatest priority for children is keeping them healthy and safe. Think of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. This system starts with basic needs such as food, water, shelter, and sleep. Tied to those basic needs are the right medical and dental care to ensure our bodies perform as…
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Find the best pediatric dentist for your child

We Understand You Want the #1 Pediatric Dentist in Greater Nebraska

Selecting the right dentist for your child can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t need to be. So when it is time to start looking for a dentist in Nebraska, or you are online searching for the best pediatric dentist near me, you can stop looking now. We think you’ve found it. We…
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