Phone: (303) 399-5437
2373 Central Park Blvd., Suite 305
Denver, CO 80238



What are sealants?

Sealants are a thin coating applied to the grooves of permanent molars (usually around age 6 or 7) that prevent cavities from forming in the grooves. They are a quick, painless, cost-effective way to cut down your child’s risk of cavities. Keep in mind that sealants do not protect the in-betweens of the teeth, so […]

Are dental x-rays safe?

In a word, yes! X-rays are an essential tool in diagnosing cavities (especially in-between teeth), and they are very safe. We use low-radiation digital x-rays that release a fraction of the radiation of non-digital x-rays, and we also use lead aprons to keep your child safe.

What if my child has cavities?

If your child already has one or more cavities, we will develop a treatment plan tailored to you and your child’s needs. This may include fillings or crowns, laughing gas, or even general anesthesia (see below). When your child arrives for the treatment visit, we will begin by explaining the procedure in child-friendly terms (this […]

What if my child struggles with dental treatment?

While most children do very well for dental treatment, some children are more anxious than others and can benefit from more advanced approaches. Dr. Paddy is skilled at helping to calm the fears of nervous patients (even those who have had prior negative experiences), but, depending on your child’s unique situation, we also offer several […]

What do I do if my child injures a tooth?

If your child knocks out a permanent tooth, find the tooth and pick it up only by the crown (not the root portion). You may rinse the tooth with water but DO NOT clean, scrape, or handle the tooth unnecessarily. Inspect the tooth for fractures. If it is sound, try to reinsert it in the […]

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