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Children’s Dentistry – Lincoln, NE

Caring For Young Smiles Today

A young girl having her teeth checked at the dentist

At South Ridge Dental, Dr. Ryan and Dr. Steven know you care about your child’s dental needs, and you want a children’s dentist in Lincoln who can provide the highest level of care. Let us assure you that when you choose us to care for your child’s oral health, we will treat them as if they were our own. As a family-owned dental office, we take pride in helping even our youngest patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. Young teeth need careful attention in order to create a clear path for permanent, adult teeth to emerge one day. This is why we offer a wide range of kid-friendly services to meet their individual needs. Contact our office to schedule an appointment and get your child started on a path to optimal oral health. 

Why Choose South Ridge Dental for Children’s Dentistry?

When Children Should First Go to the Dentist

A baby’s teeth erupting through the gum line

By the time your child turns a year old or their first tooth emerges, you should schedule an appointment to have them see a children’s dentist. During this first appointment, it will be more about getting them used to the sights and sounds of a dentist office, which can sometimes be a bit scary at first. However, at South Ridge Dental, we always want all of our patients to feel warm, welcome, and comfortable. It is our goal to have them feeling excited about their next visit, not scared or afraid.

This is also a great opportunity for us to get to know your child better and begin to process of monitoring their oral development. With each visit, we will perform a thorough examination of their mouth and facial structure before gently cleaning their teeth and gums. Our staff is knowledgeable in working with children, so you can feel confident that we will take the best care of your little one.

Benefits of Seeing a Kid-Friendly Dentist

A young boy in the dentist chair

When choosing a dentist, we know you have many options, but when it comes to your child seeing a kid-friendly dentist, there are certain benefits:

Kid-Friendly Services Offered

A young boy holding a toothbrush while his mother stands nearby, and his dentist looks at him

From preventive care to restorative treatments, we want your child’s smile to look its best as long as possible. By providing helpful tips and tricks to use at home for brushing and flossing, we can kickstart their oral health routine by offering these kid-friendly services in our office:

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