Gentle Sedation Dentistry Experts Serving Oak Park, MI

Children's Dental Specialists Is Your Best Source For Sedation Dentistry Services Near Oak Park

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In 2003, Dr. Ifechide Nwabueze (Dr. Ife) graduated from the University of Benin in Nigeria. Her degree in dental surgery helped her to start her career working at the Army hospital in Nigeria as a general dentist, gaining professional experience in pediatrics, orthodontics, oral restoration, surgery, and periodontics. It was during this time at the Army hospital that she discovered her passion for working with children!

Dr. Ife earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia in 2010. She went on to complete her Pediatric Dentistry training at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, in Detroit. During her time there, she focused on pediatric clinical and hospital dentistry, including conscious sedation, dental surgery, and emergency dental services. Also, she worked with medically compromised children and those with special needs.


Why Choose Children's Dental Specialists For Your Sedation Dentistry?

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Children's Dental Specialists is proud to serve children's dental needs of families in the greater metro Detroit area.

We recognize the importance of utilizing advanced healthcare technology to deliver good dental health to your child.

We support and maintain the practice guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.

Our doctors are diplomats and fellows of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and are members of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.


Sedation Dentistry Specialists For Your Family near Oak Park

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There are times when traditional approaches to treatment are insufficient to calm or soothe an extremely apprehensive or fearful child. Children who have experienced an unpleasant visit at the dentist may develop a phobia that can be carried over into adulthood and can lead to neglect of his/her oral health. The good news is that this fear can be reversed and children can actually develop a positive perception of going to the dentist regardless of negative past experiences.

Children's Dental Specialists' goal is to provide all our patients warm, compassionate, and quality dental care. We believe that by providing treatment in a gentle and caring manner, we can instill confidence and a lasting positive impression of dental care in your child. We offer many treatment options, including oral sedation and hospital dentistry at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, tailored to the individual needs of our young patients and parents.

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If your child has continual problems with cavities, bleeding gums, or other oral issues, it could affect how well they can eat and bring on malnutrition rather quickly. Dental problems can also lead to speech that isn't that easy to understand. By teaching your child how to care for his or her teeth, you and the pediatric dentist can head off a lot of potential problems in other areas of the child's life.


Children's Cavity Treatment Dentists Near Oak Park

If your child's original baby teeth or adult teeth have cavities that are too close (or even touching) the nerve tissue, the tooth may require something called pulpal therapy. There are a few options that may happen; a pulpotomy (a removal of the infected nerve tissue that leaves the healthy portion of tissue left), a pulpectomy (removal of the entire nerve tissue from the affected canals), or a root canal. If your child is suffering from any of these symptoms, their cavity may require pulpal therapy:

  • An abscess (or a pimple) on the gums near the teeth
  • Hot & cold sensitivity
  • Tooth and gum pain
  • Swelling and/or tenderness

Children's Teeth Cleaning Experts For Your Family

Getting your children to the dentist can be a challenge, but we make it fun for your family to come see our dental team! We give your children a safe place that makes their teeth cleaning as painless and quick as possible.

We recommend a professional cleaning and fluoride application every 6 months to help protect the teeth and gums. For patients considered high-risk by the dentist for developing dental decay, a cleaning every 3 or 4 months may be considered. This is due to your children's developing teeth and gums. We want to make sure they're protected and healthy for years to come!


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Doctor Ife is a very nice doctor that took her time with all three of my kids. All the staff members are really nice and friendly. My girls can't wait to come back for their next cleaning. Stephanie Arabo
Today's visit was great. It was my son Sean's 1st time and he had a few things wrong but they were great at treating him and taking good care of him. Very fast. Thank you. Sean Oliver & Family
Brought all 4 children in. could not believe how sweet the staff was. They even cleaned, pulled teeth, and filled daughters teeth. Such a homey environment i will continue to come back. Very happy with service. Lisa