Happy Teeth, Happy Kids: The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry

Children’s dental health is paramount for their overall well-being and development. At Glen Park Dental, we recognize the significance of pediatric dentistry in laying the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Let’s explore why pediatric dentistry is essential and how our clinic ensures happy teeth for happy kids.

Why Pediatric Dentistry Matters

Early Intervention

Pediatric dentistry focuses on providing dental care to infants, children, and adolescents. Early intervention is crucial for identifying and addressing dental issues before they escalate into more significant problems. Regular dental check-ups from an early age can detect issues such as cavities, misalignment, and gum disease.

Education and Prevention

Pediatric dentists not only treat dental problems but also educate children and parents about the importance of oral hygiene and dietary habits. Teaching children proper brushing and flossing techniques, along with the importance of a balanced diet, sets the stage for lifelong dental health.

Developmental Monitoring

Pediatric dentists are trained to monitor the development of children’s teeth and jaws. They can identify developmental abnormalities early on and recommend appropriate interventions, such as orthodontic treatment or habit correction.

Our Approach to Pediatric Dentistry

Child-Friendly Environment

At Glen Park Dental, we understand that visiting the dentist can be intimidating for children. That’s why we’ve created a warm and welcoming environment designed to put children at ease. From colorful waiting areas to friendly staff, we strive to make every visit a positive experience for our young patients.

Gentle and Compassionate Care

Our pediatric dentists, Dr. Mehrzad Hakimi and Dr. Farnaz Fatehpour, are dedicated to providing gentle and compassionate care to children of all ages. They take the time to build trust with each child, ensuring they feel comfortable and safe during their dental appointments.

Preventive Measures

Prevention is key to pediatric dentistry. In addition to regular check-ups and cleanings, we offer fluoride treatments and dental sealants to protect children’s teeth from decay. These preventive measures can significantly reduce the risk of cavities and other dental problems.

Parental Involvement

We believe that parental involvement is crucial for maintaining children’s dental health. Our dentists take the time to educate parents about proper oral hygiene practices and provide tips for promoting good dental habits at home.


Pediatric dentistry plays a vital role in ensuring the long-term oral health and well-being of children. At Glen Park Dental, we are committed to providing exceptional pediatric dental care in a comfortable and nurturing environment. If you’re looking for a trusted partner in your child’s dental health journey, contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Address: 1135 Pipeline Rd #105, Coquitlam, BC V3B 0N3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 (604) 474-0403

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