Here’s a story of one of my friends…
“My 6 years old son has cavity, took him to pediatric dentist, and my wife brought me treatment cost estimate. This paper shows he has 6 teeth treatment. We don’t have dental insurance. I want to someone look at this cost details. “
This was a pediatric dentist in kenora that was recommended by one of his neighbors.
The fees are on the high end but specialists do charge about 25% more than general dentists do and their fee is justified. To answer your questions Resin 2surf post child… this is a white bonded filling covering the top and going between the tooth. Primary StSteelCr which is a stainless steel crown on a baby molar. TherapPulpotomy is a root canal on the baby tooth.
If you experience the same scenario… i would strongly encourage you to visit this great site: ontariodentistsdirectory.com – they have compiled a great list of dentists in Ontario which people recommend the most.
I signed up online over 5 years ago and they have saved me thousands of dollars on all dental services. From root canals, xrays, extractions, exams…etc.
They even had my very affordable benefits active in 2 hours and was able to use them the very same day. Work out a payment plan with the dentist. You can’t do it all at once, but little at a time……been there myself. Good luck and hope this helps out.
All dentists are taught and trained in dental school to treat both children’s teeth and adult teeth so a general dentist will not be more likely to damage children’s teeth as stated by the other posters.
The main difference between the two is the special training pediatric dentists have to handle things like behavioral problems in the child patient and special needs children. Some dentists just do not like to treat children because it takes much more patience and a certain bedside manner and pediatric dentists excel in those areas.
Any dental work a child needs can be handle by an adult dentist as long as the child cooperates. Everything used on adult teeth can be used on children’s teeth and anesthetics as well.