Our practice is one with a difference as we cater to the dental needs of our pediatric patients, including those with special needs.
We recommend that you make an appointment to see the dentist as soon as your child gets his first tooth.
Are you prepared for the arrival of your baby’s first tooth?
Gentle, comfortable and fun!
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child is seen by six months after his/her first tooth erupts or by one year old, whichever is first.
Follow these suggestions and your baby will be on her way to a lifetime of healthy smiles!
Gentle, comfortable and fun! Our practice is one with a difference as we cater to the dental needs of our pediatric patients, including those with special needs.
First Visit, Get Started
We recommend that you make an appointment to see the dentist as soon as your child gets his first tooth. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child is seen by six months after his/her first tooth erupts or by one year old, whichever is first.Learn More
Infant & Baby Care
Congratulations on the arrival of your baby! Are you prepared for the arrival of your baby’s first tooth? Follow these suggestions and your baby will be on her way to a lifetime of healthy smiles!Learn More
Oral Habits: Thumb Sucking
Along with favorite blankets, teddy bears, and nap time, thumb-sucking and pacifier use can be one of the most comforting aspects of childhood. According to a recent report, between 75% and 95% of infants suck their thumbs, so chances are there’s a thumb-sucker (or a former thumb-sucker) in your family. Is this cause for worry?Learn More
It is important to minimize you or your child’s exposure to X-rays as much as you can, but be aware there will likely be times where X-rays are necessary and beneficial. Our office philosophy is that X-rays be taken on a case by case basis.Learn More
Fluoride is a colorless, naturally-occurring mineral that can be found on the Earth’s surface. It can be found in solid, liquid and gas forms. When applied in small doses, fluoride has been proven to strengthen teeth and prevent tooth decay.Learn More
Sometimes brushing is not enough, especially when it comes to those hard-to-reach spots in your mouth. It is difficult for your toothbrush to get in between the small cracks and grooves on your teeth. If left alone, those tiny areas can develop tooth decay. Sealants give your teeth extra protection against decay and help prevent cavities.Learn More
I play sports. How can I protect my teeth?
Whether you wear braces or not, protecting your smile while playing sports is essential. Injuries to the mouth and jaw are some of the most common injuries received by athletes. Mouthguards help protect your teeth and gums.Learn More
Look and feel your best! Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teens! In fact, 1 of 5 orthodontic patients today are adults. Start your journey to healthier, more beautiful teeth!Learn More
There are many products and techniques available for patients who want to achieve a brighter smile, and with so many options available, it can be difficult to choose the method that is right for you. The best way to begin any teeth-whitening regimen is to schedule an appointment and talk to your doctor about the differences between in-office professional whitening and at-home whitening.Learn More
Hospital Dentistry is an area of dentistry where medicine and dentistry are integrated. We provide comprehensive dental care on patients with medical conditions or physical limitations needing dental care.Learn More
EJL Dental values the unique qualities of each smile we treat. We keep in mind our patients needs regardless of any physical, medical, developmental or cognitive condition. We provide preventive and therapeutic dental care for our patients with special health care needs.Learn More