Frequently Asked Questions

Your Most Pressing Questions Regarding Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Answered

If you’re a first-time parent, you’re likely forced to navigate a lot of “firsts” on your own. However, there are a few important firsts that you don’t have to deal with alone: your child’s first dental appointment, his or her first time dealing with a cavity, the first time needing braces or any other oral-related firsts. Our team at TriStar Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics is prepared to thoroughly answer commonly asked questions about dentistry and orthodontics. Let’s get to it.

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When it comes to dentists in Central Tennessee, you have dozens to choose from, including your own. However, no matter how much you may like your own dentist, if he or she doesn’t specialize in pediatrics, he or she may not be a good fit for your little one. Pediatric dentists go through two additional years of training to be able to confidently treat young patients. This training involves learning about unique pediatric health issues as well as how to build trusting relationships with young patients and their parents.