Kids’ Dentistry in Cary, IL

When searching for family dentistry, it’s important to find a dental team who can care for your children as well. We understand that you look for convenience when scheduling and it’s helpful to keep each family member’s care under the same roof. At Cary Family Dental, we welcome patients of all ages. Our team is highly-trained to adjust our services to meet the needs of smaller smiles and we truly enjoy caring for your little ones. Schedule your child’s visit with our family dentist today!

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Compassionate Approach

A child’s interactions with the dentist in their younger years can significantly impact the way they view dentistry for years to come. We understand this and we’re committed to providing them with an enjoyable dental experience every time they visit us. We practice kids’ dentistry with a gentle touch, so they always feel comfortable with our treatment plans. We believe that every child should have access to quality dental care. If your child has special needs, we are more than willing to accommodate them.

little boy practicing brushing teeth on a large scale model of a mouth at the dentist

Parent-Patient Education

Here, we aim to establish healthy at-home routines to keep your child’s smile in tip-top shape. We’ll provide both you and your child with best practices that are specific to their dental needs. Our goal is to help them understand the impact they have on their oral health and create excitement around caring for their pearly whites. We believe that dentistry for kids combines the efforts of the patient, parent, and provider.

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Scheduling Conveniences

At Cary Family Dental, your child doesn’t have to miss school every time they need to visit the dentist. We offer extended hours on Mondays and Thursdays and we even have Saturday appointments available. When scheduling, ask us about our family block of appointments. This way, you can get multiple family members treated on the same day. Oftentimes, children who are nervous about visiting the dentist find comfort in knowing everyone’s going for their routine dental cleaning!

Kids’ Dentistry FAQs

When should kids first go to the dentist?

Your child should visit the dentist after their first tooth erupts or by their 1st birthday, whichever comes first.


How often should kids go to the dentist?

Children should visit the dentist every six months, just like adults. If they are complaining about abnormal pain or you notice a change in their oral health, additional appointments may be necessary.


How do I keep my child calm at the dentist?

If you have an anxious little one, we offer a variety of sedation options to keep them at ease while we work. If possible, bringing along an older sibling who is comfortable with the dentist often helps to set an example and make them feel more relaxed.


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