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Dental Care for Lisle Children

Child in dental chairAt Arbor Dental Care, we don't just love making kids smile - we love making kids smiles healthier! With your help, we can do just that. We work hand-in-hand with parents to make sure children receive the complete oral health care they need, whether they are toddlers or teens.

Dr. Jeanelle Marchese , Dr. Nelle as she is called by many of her patients, absolutely loves working with children in the office. She has a gentle hand and reassuring demeanor that will put your child at ease from the moment they hop into the dentist’s chair.

Your Child's First Dental Exam & Checkup

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We recommend that your child is seen twice a year for dental checkups. Baby teeth not only allow your child to eat and speak, they are also critical place holders for your child’s permanent teeth. So, while they are only a part of your child's smile during their childhood years, they will certainly impact your child’s oral health for their entire lives.

We will use this time to help them feel comfortable in a dental setting. As well as monitoring their growth and development, we will provide dental hygiene and homecare instruction.

Dental Sealants and Fluoride Treatments

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Speaking of proper brushing and flossing - that's a tough order for young children. They may not have the dexterity to reach all of the teeth in their mouth, and in particular, their molars, which are deeply grooved, may be hard to keep clean. For these reasons, Drs. Frank and Nellie Marchese may recommend fluoride treatments. Applied topically during a checkup, fluoride helps to strengthen tooth enamel, and with stronger enamel, your child is better able to avoid tooth decay and cavities.

Similarly, dental sealants help by creating a barrier between teeth and the bacteria that cause decay. Sealants start out as a clear, liquid plastic that we brush onto your child’s molars. Then, hardened with a special curing light, dental sealants can last for many years.

Schedule Your Child's First Appointment

Contact Arbor Dental Care to schedule an appointment for your child today. Our dentistry office serves the Naperville and Downers Grove communities with comprehensive dental care for the entire family.