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Hero Familiy of Dental Vision & Orthodontics Practices

High Quality, Affordable Dental Care is What We Do Best!

Kids Dental Care Services

A child’s first dental visit should occur either when the first tooth pops up or at age one whichever comes first. Getting an early jump on oral health puts your child on the path to best oral and overall health.

Kid Friendly Terms You Should Know

We make every visit an adventure and always make the experience comfortable for kids. To ease any anxiety, here the fun terms we use to describe our dental services:

  • Tooth Car Wash/Cleaning - Prophy
  • Tooth Shower - Water Rinse
  • Wind - Air Hose
  • Tooth Mirror - Mouth Mirror
  • Tooth Counter - Explorer
  • Tooth Tickler - Prophy Brush
  • Tooth Vitamins - Fluoride
  • Teeth Pictures - X-Rays
  • Superhero Vest -...more

Tooth Car Wash (Dental Cleanings)

It's Time For a Tooth Tune-Up!

Sometimes brushing just isn’t enough, which is why regular dental cleanings are a great way to keep your kid’s teeth strong and healthy for years to come. We use special tools and skills to remove plaque from those hard to reach spots in your child’s mouth as well as identify and...more

Teeth Pictures (Dental X-Rays)

X-Ray Vision - For Your Teeth!

Dental X-rays, or as we like to call them “teeth pictures”, are an important tool we use to track the development and potential decay or diseases that can impact your child’s oral health. By taking dental x-rays we are able to assess areas of the teeth that cannot be seen during a...more

Tooth Vitamins (Fluoride Treatment)

Don’t Forget to Take Your Vitamins!

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral, commonly found in tap water and an important agent in keeping teeth strong and protected. You can think of fluoride treatments as “tooth vitamins” for your child’s enamel, strengthening and protecting teeth from decay.

Our fluoride treatments are administered using varnish, a concentrated, highly...more

Stars (Cavities & Fillings)

Say No Way to Decay!

Cavities are the most basic form of tooth decay, especially in toddlers and children. A cavity can form when a buildup of plaque eats at the tooth enamel creating a hole in the tooth. Although proper dental hygiene, diet, and routine dental check-ups are the best defense against tooth decay, sometimes cavities can...more

Super Shields (Dental Sealants)

Get in the Groove!

Even with excellent oral hygiene, there is always the possibility that harmful bacteria can make their way into the grooved recesses of teeth potentially resulting in decay. The grooves on the surface of the molars (also known as pits and fissures) are prime areas for both food and bacteria to collect and settle...more

Superhero Hats (Dental Crowns)

Let’s Put On Our Superhero Hats!

Dental crowns, otherwise known (to us) as “Superhero Hats” is a treatment option for children where a filling may not be adequate to restore a decayed or compromised tooth. Dental crowns restore a tooth to its correct size and shape, especially for kids whose teeth are structurally damaged and can no longer...more

Wiggle out a Tooth (Tooth Extractions)

A tooth extraction, better known as teeth pulling, is the removal of a tooth that is beyond repair. A tooth may need to be pulled due to:

  • Extensive damage (significantly chipped, etc)
  • Extensive tooth decay
  • Preparation & space management for orthodontic treatment
  • Baby teeth failing to fall out

There are two types of tooth extractions, simple and surgical...more

Relaxation Station (Dental Sedation Options)

*only available at select locations, referral required

A Ticket to Relaxation Station

The word “Dental Procedures” can have a scary ring to it, so we like to calm kids by taking them to "Relaxation Station”. Our goal is to keep every child calm, comfortable and minimize any distress associated with a dental procedure. When a tooth requires additional...more

Chips & Tricks (Chipped Tooth)

Chipped Tooth? No problem!

With healthy, active kids, there’s always a risk of a tooth getting chipped or broken. Great news, we have the tricks to fixing them! Some kids are prone to getting a chipped tooth, whether that be on the playground, swing set, or in the backyard, broken teeth can be a common occurrence. When...more

Great News: Medicaid and most dental insurance plans cover two dental cleanings and check-ups per year.

These routine visits are important for achieving and maintaining good oral and overall health. We provide kid friendly (and fun) visits that are available at little or no cost to you with medicaid or insurance. Make an appointment for your child today!

Did you know that Medicaid and most insurance plans also cover annual eye exams and glasses (if needed)...more