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Pediatric Dental Services

Trusted Gulfport Pediatric Dentistry

Your children are precious to you, and their health is your number one concern. It’s ours too! That’s why Gulf Coast Dental Care is dedicated to providing top quality dental services to your children while fostering a positive and kid friendly environment.

Why Is Childrens’ Dentistry So Important?

Establishing a relationship between your children and a dentist can affect the health and confidence of your child for the rest of their lives. Regularly seeing a kids dentist allows your children to learn healthy dental habits, and the growth and development of their teeth, jaw and mouth can be closely monitored by a professional. Simple behaviors like thumb sucking can quickly cause consequences for the growth of your child’s teeth, and their period of fast growth may be stalled by a complication like speech issue or eating problems. However, with a focused team on your side, your child will be monitored and quick solutions can be made.

When Should Your Child’s First Dentist Visit Occur?

If your child has teeth, they need to be assessed by a dentist. This means that you can start exposing your child to a dental environment as early as their baby teeth begin to erupt. On average, this occurs between months 6 and 8, but every child is different. There is a common misconception that children can be too young to go to the dentist, or that they don’t need to while they only have baby teeth. In fact, allowing dental specialists to document and guide your child’s entire dental progress is extremely important to making sure they form regular habits of eating and speaking. Kids are especially vulnerable to dental problems as their primary teeth (baby teeth) grow in, fall out and are replaced by adult teeth. With a wide range of complications that can occur during these years, don’t you want a committed dentist keeping an eye out for your child?

Common Dental Corrections For Kids

You may know how to teach your children to brush their teeth, but kids’ teeth are vulnerable, and you need a professional to help promote healthy growing teeth and mouths. Some of the dental corrections we make on children throughout their childhoods and adolescence include:

  • Filling cavities
  • Applying sealant
  • Teaching brushing and flossing habits
  • Introducing mouth guards
  • Monitoring primary tooth loss
  • Guiding growing adult teeth
  • Recommending surgical intervention
  • Identifying wisdom teeth

While some of the problems we solve are not life threatening, leaving dental issues unaddressed is the perfect equation for lasting developmental issues. Give your children the best start on their dental health by fostering their connection with a dentist.

 

The Gulf Coast Dental Difference

Here at Gulf Coast Dental, we know how important your children’s dental experience is. Not only is it important to teach your children how to keep up with their oral health, we also want to give them confidence in their speech and smile. Whether your child needs regular cleaning throughout the year or specialized solutions, we’re the team to help them grow a smile that lasts a lifetime.

Is Your Child In Need Of Dental Services?

When your child needs dental services, count on the team at Gulf Coast Dental. We provide high quality dental experiences to you and your children, and we give you peace of mind throughout the entire process. If you’d like to learn more about the services we can provide to your child or you’re ready to make an appointment with us, contact us today!

Call our office today to schedule your procedure with Gulf Coast Dental Care.

Why Choose Us?

Gulf Coast Dental has been Gulfport's preferred, professional dental service since 1969.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Extremely Understanding

Not a good dental patient but good experience. All were extremely understanding and calming and great block. Took 7 years to venture to a new dentist after losing ours and very happy and comfortable with the choice.

Deborah K.

Exceed Expectations

I absolutely love Gulf Coast Dental Care. Everyone is professional, friendly, skilled and helpful. Relaxed, timely, personal, outstanding. I’ve been a patient for years and they have never failed to exceed expectations. Love these folks.

David W.

Best Dentist Office on the Coast!

Best dentist office on the coast! The crew is always so nice and professional! If you want a pearly white smile I highly recommend you go see the great staff at Gulf Coast Dental Care!

Myles M.

Very Comfortable Experience

My first time visiting Gulf Coast Dental for a cleaning today. Check in was quick and seamless and Hong was a fabulous hygienist! Dr. Webb was very kind and professional. Very comfortable experience. 🙂

Blakeley R.

Highly Recommended

My husband was there this morning for his root canal. He’s very pleased of his experience. Parking was very accessible. Very friendly staff. We love Dr Webb and our Dental Hygienist(Hong)!Highly recommended

Fernanda B.

Fabulous Staff!

Fabulous staff! Drs, Hygienists, assistants, and front office. Everyone is wonderful. My son especially loves his hygienist! 😊

Jennifer K.

They Care About Your Experience

Dr Sutton and The Staff are cool,calm, and collected. They care about your experience and do a very good job putting you at ease. I’m very pleased.

Allen J.