Specialized Dentistry for Infants, Toddlers, Children, and Teens
Firefly Pediatric Dentistry is a full-service pediatric dental practice that serves children ages 0-18
At Firefly Pediatric Dentistry, our office in Franklin, TN is dedicated to offering children and teens (ages 0-18) the best oral care. We are a local children’s dental office that aims to make children feel comfortable at the dentist. We are strong advocates of preventive care, and encourage routine visits every six months that include a professional cleaning and thorough oral evaluation by your kid’s dentist. Not only do regular appointments familiarize your child with a dental office environment, but bi-annual visits also allow us to get to know you and your child on a personal level.
Children Shine with Every Smile!
Our inclusive environment is colorful, vibrant, and allows kids to be kids. Our board-certified pediatric dentist, Justin M. Chafin, DMD, has spent years studying the specific needs of children’s dental care; this has made him one of the best kid’s dentists in the Franklin area. Call our children’s dental office at (651) 236-9150 or schedule an appointment online and see for yourself why we are the best kids’ dentist around.
Children Shine with Every Smile!
It’s All About Timing
Parents often don’t know what age their children should be receiving regular checkups from a pediatric dentist. Here at Firefly Pediatric Dentistry, we believe in starting children’s dental services at a young age. We typically recommend your child’s first visit to the dentist be at the age of one or as soon as baby teeth are visible. Not only will these visits to your kid’s dentist provide a consistent monitoring of your child’s facial development, but our children’s dental services will teach proper oral care in an educational environment. It is important to build these skills as it will promote vital cleaning habits that lead to a healthy smile. It can be too late to prevent issues such as cavities and gum disease if you wait too long. Schedule your child for an appointment and start learning about good oral hygiene.
Children Deserve Special Care
There are many ways our pediatric dentist differs from traditional adult dentists. Kids have different needs that are often overlooked and, if not cared for in the appropriate capacity, can cause a great deal of stress or may lead to complications later. That is why we have designed our kid’s dental office with those needs in mind. At Firefly Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that all children have different needs. We have crafted our children’s dental services to fit anything you need. No matter what special care or unconventional tactic your child needs, our children’s dental professionals will take care of you.
Dr. Chafin has years of experience in pediatric dental training and has worked alongside other children’s dental professionals to perfect his skills. Our Franklin, TN location is ready to take on any aspect of children’s dental care including:
- Teeth Cleanings & Exams
- Infant Evaluations
- Fluoride Treatments
- Digital Dental X-Rays
- Dental Sealants
- Space Maintainers
- Frenectomy / Frenum Release
- Pulpal Therapy Procedures
- Digital X-Rays
- Panoramic X-Rays
- Nitrous Oxide
- Oral Conscious Sedation
- General Anesthesia (in an Ambulatory Surgical Center)
- Dental Emergencies
- Dental Imaging
Special Needs Dentistry
- Exams & Treatments
- Compassionate Care
- Shorter Visits
- Sedation Available
- Consistently Positive Environment
Patient & Parent Education
- Tips for Brushing & Flossing
- Prevention Techniques
- Breaking Unfavorable Oral Habits
- Encouraging a Balanced Diet
First Visit Expectations
Some children are apprehensive about visiting our pediatric dentist for the first time. Our most important job is making sure you and your child feel welcome and comfortable during every appointment. In most cases, your child’s initial visit will include an introduction and a tour of the office, a teeth cleaning and polishing, a thorough exam of all the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, and a one-on-one conversation with pediatric dentist, Dr. Chafin. We look forward to meeting your family and treating you to an educational and enjoyable experience.
Want a Smile that Lasts a Lifetime?
You won’t be disappointed by the techniques of our world class and innovative pediatric dentist. Firefly Pediatric Dentistry is always excited to care for and educate new patients. Your children deserve a lifetime of great smiles, call our Franklin, TN office today at (651) 236-9150 or schedule an appointment online to ensure they will.