Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit


Our pediatric dentistry team loves creating a warm, welcoming environment completely tailored to kids. Our experienced pediatric dentists enjoy making your child’s dental visits fun!

It’s important to have your child’s dental development regularly checked at preventive dental checkups. At these appointments, our team will perform a professional cleaning, evaluate your child’s oral health, and identify any oral health issues. Through early intervention, we can help prevent minor issues from escalating into complex, costly problems.


In line with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s guidelines, we suggest you bring your child in by age 1 for their first dental visit. However, if you have an older child, don’t despair. It’s never too late to start their journey toward a healthy smile. The first visit is as much about your child getting used to the dental office and our team as it is about evaluating their oral health. It can take young children some time to get used to dental visits. As pediatric dental specialists, we’re here to support them and encourage positive oral health habits. It’s our aim to help your child create a lifelong positive association with dental care.

No matter your child’s age, our team will always prioritize their comfort and well-being. Young children are welcome to sit on their parent’s lap for a knee-to-knee evaluation. Older kids who are more comfortable can sit in the big chair independently.


An important part of children’s dental visits is education. The team at Pediatric Dental Specialists–Hastings loves providing parents with useful tips to keep children’s oral hygiene care on track at home. Prevention really is the key to maintaining a healthy smile. Our team will share strategies to help you prevent tooth decay and engage your child with practical tips. From a healthy diet to role-playing and demonstration, there are many things parents can do to make their children feel more comfortable receiving dental care.

We also regularly share insights on our dental care blog. So if you’d like to learn more, you can explore our latest blogs here.

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We have taken our kids to Pediatric Dental for years and we always have an awesome experience. They are accommodating, professional and kind! ♥️


There are options for that unexpected dental procedure.

We want to make it easy for you to get your child the dental care they need, with or without insurance.

We work with your insurance to maximize your benefits.

No insurance? We also accept other forms of payment, such as credit cards, cash, and check. We also accept CareCredit, which offers flexible monthly payments, with zero interest for six or 12 months on larger charges.

Are you looking for a pediatric dental specialist to take care of your child’s oral health?

Our Hastings team members are pediatric dental specialists with decades of experience working with children of all ages. Our warm and gentle approach helps kids feel at ease during dental visits. Together with parents, we’re able to create positive associations with dental care that will encourage your child to maintain their healthy smile for life.

If you’re ready to take the next step towards your child’s dental care, contact the Pediatric Dental Specialists–Hastings team to make an appointment today.

We can’t wait for you to join our dental family!