Having a Pediatric Dentist and an Orthodontist

Oct 23, 2017

As your Newport Beach orthodontist and children’s dentist, we at Hersch Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics believe that we have an advantage over other oral health specialists in the area. The fact that we provide both pediatric dentistry and orthodontics in our practice is a huge bonus that many people actually don’t realize and take advantage of. Here are a few of the reasons why it’s beneficial to visit a practice that has both a pediatric dentist and an orthodontist.

Early Detection

Since you should be bringing your child to your Newport Beach children’s dentist starting at the age of about one, your dentist will have plenty of opportunities to check your child for orthodontic problems as well. If your dentist recognizes any problems, it will be possible to immediately get in touch with the orthodontist and determine the proper course of action.


If your child will need Newport Beach children’s braces, you should know that the dentist’s job isn’t over for the time being. Undergoing orthodontic treatment means that a child will need to visit the orthodontist frequently and also keep up with his or her regular scheduled dental appointments. Occasionally, the dentist will need to be in touch with the orthodontist to discuss progress or problems with the patient’s teeth. When your Newport Beach orthodontist and children’s dentist are both under the same roof, it makes this cohesion much simpler.

Child Care

As dental professionals, we have to admit that going to the dentist can be a scary proposal for a child. Telling a child that he or she has to go to the orthodontist to get braces can then make things even worse! When you come to your Newport Beach children’s dentist, you’ll have the peace of mind to know that we’re experts when it comes to managing a child’s anxieties. But the best part of all is that your child won’t need to go to another source for orthodontics. Since you’ll get to visit us for your child’s orthodontics as well, there will be much less anxiety since he or she has already gotten accustomed to our team and our office.

Visit Your Newport Beach Children’s Dentist and Orthodontist!

Impressed with all the benefits we’re capable of providing? We hope you choose us when you’re looking for Newport Beach children’s braces or pediatric dentistry! If you’d like to schedule an appointment with us, please feel free to give us a call at (949) 644-0611. Alternatively, you can fill out our online appointment request form to schedule your visit through our website. We’re looking forward to seeing you and putting your child on the path to a great, lifelong smile!

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