Grand Rapids Pediatric Dentists, Dr. Brett, Dr. Grady, Dr. Alex, and the dedicated team at Mitten Kids Dentistry want to help you care for your children’s teeth.
From infants, toddlers and preschoolers to adolescents — our experienced and caring team of pediatric dental professionals remains committed to providing quality and compassionate dental care for children of all ages. Contact us today with any additional questions.
Proper care and treatment of your child’s teeth requires specialized procedures and techniques to ensure proper growth and maintain overall oral health.
Each stage of childhood presents unique issues and concerns — from brushing, flossing and routine exams to specialty procedures like tongue tie issues and special needs children. Our compassionate pediatric dentists, Dr. Brett, Dr. Grady, and Dr. Alex specialize in protecting and maintaining your child’s teeth — to set the foundation for a lifetime of proper oral hygiene.
Pediatric Dental Services
For your convenience, a list of our dental services with links to additional information is provided below. If you have questions about any of our services or a specific service not listed here, please contact us here or call our office at 616.942.9840.
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Prevention is key. We provide full exams, cleanings, oral hygiene instruction, and treatment in a variety of methods to best meet your child’s needs. When treatment is necessary to treat cavities or other needs, Dr. Brett, Dr. Grady, and Dr. Alex will discuss with you the best treatment options for your child.
Our doctors have extensive training in treating infants, children and adolescence of all types of special needs and medical conditions. Often times it can take several visits before children feel comfortable and safe, and that’s okay.
This is the future of dentistry! Dr. Brett, Dr. Grady, and Dr. Alex have extensive training in laser dentistry, and are certified through the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI).
Sometimes children need a little extra help to have their treatment completed. Sedation is a very safe and often very effective option. Our doctors will talk with you to decide if this may be right for your child. Your child’s safety is our number one priority, and we do everything to ensure this.
With kids and adolescents playing sports, riding bikes, swimming, jumping on trampolines, and much more – trauma to permanent teeth is common. If a permanent tooth is knocked out, severely chipped, or displaced, immediate action is required. If possible, put the tooth back in the socket, carefully holding it only by the crown (top of the tooth) and rinse off any debris. Call the office right away.
Tongue Tie Laser
A tongue tie is a condition where lips and tongues are held too tight by the frenum (the ligament that attaches your lips and your tongue to your gum and jaw bone). Dr. Brett, Dr. Grady, and Dr. Alex are specially trained for tongue tie release laser surgery.