Children's Dentistry 
Click on  the menu bar to the left to visit our different pages.
Joan M. Kanter, DDS, PA
Keeping your child’s teeth strong and healthy is as important to us as it is to you.
The following are some of the services we provide:
  • Exams for infants and toddlers with parental dental counseling 
  • Dental Exams
  • Digital x-rays 
  • Handicapped accessible
  • Cleanings
  • Hygiene Instructions
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Sealants
  • Tooth-colored  white fillings 
  • Bonding
  • Stainless steel crowns
  • Space maintainers
  • Pulpal therapy in primary teeth (pulpotomies and root canals)
  • Space maintenance
  • Nitrous oxide 
  • Consultations for second opinions
  • Referrals to orthodontists, hospital dentists, & oral surgeons as needed.
  • In office oral sedations 
  • Dental care for special-needs children
  • Emergency care during office hours

Please schedule your appointment today!
Why a Pediatric Dentist?
Patient Testimonials
Formal Definition:

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry defines pediatric dentistry as:

"Pediatric Dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs." 

A pediatric dentist has an additional two to three years of intensive, specialized training after dental school, which focuses on the oral health of the child from infancy through their teenage years. In addition to their medical training, the doctors study behavioral techniques designed to ensure that every patient, from the very young, to pre-teens, to teenagers, experience a smooth, comfortable, and enjoyable visit.

The doctor is also well trained in guiding the dental growth and development of the child (and parent) while helping them avoid future dental problems. The pediatric dentist is best qualified to meet these needs.