Comprehensive Pediatric Dentistry
At Safari Children’s Dentistry & Braces, we take great pride in being able to provide children in San Antonio with high-quality, comprehensive dental care.
Our preventive, restorative, and orthodontic treatments are designed to serve babies, children, preteens, and teenagers. To learn more about our services or schedule an appointment with us, please contact our front office!
Even if your child practices good oral hygiene at home (and we know they do!), they should still be coming to see our team every six months to have their teeth and gums cleaned and examined. High-quality preventive dental care is one of the best ways to ensure that your little one’s smile stays healthy and squeaky clean!
Dr. Ramirez checks each patient’s teeth, gums, and the inside of their mouth for signs of tooth decay, gingivitis, and other dental issues.
Our excellent hygienists gently scrape away built-up plaque and expertly polish and floss between each tooth.
These clear coatings are applied over the top of each molar to prevent cavity-causing bacteria from collecting in hard-to-brush areas.
Fluoride is beneficial for strengthening the tooth enamel, and fluoride treatments can actually reverse very early signs of tooth decay.
Durable custom mouthguards are designed to fit comfortably and protect the teeth from any potential dental trauma.
Almost every patient needs to schedule a restorative treatment at some point, and our office is always happy to recommend and provide conservative restorative treatment options that will treat the issue at its source. From tooth-colored dental crowns to removing stubborn baby teeth that don’t want to budge, our team is here to help!
Composite dental fillings are designed to look completely natural and fill in areas of the teeth that have been affected by tooth decay.
One-Visit Dental Crowns
Our silver and tooth-colored pediatric dental crowns are custom made and can be created and placed in one convenient appointment.
Baby Root Canals
Our team can perform safe root canal treatments on baby teeth that need to be treated and restored.
Tooth extractions can become necessary for a variety of reasons, and our team provides gentle and efficient tooth removal services.
Orthodontic treatment plans help patients achieve beautifully straight smiles, but did you know that straightening teeth can help prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and wearing down teeth? Not to mention it can make eating easier and boost self-esteem, especially for kids and teenagers. Our office can schedule orthodontic consultations with patients as young as seven years old to determine the best time for them to begin their orthodontic treatment.
Involves wearing a series of clear plastic aligners to gently shift the teeth. They are discreet, completely removable, comfortable to wear, and come with no food restrictions.
Conventional braces are attached to the front of the teeth with a special adhesive and can only be removed by a dental professional. Patients don’t have to keep track of them, and they can treat virtually any orthodontic issue.
Should your child lose a tooth that wasn’t quite ready to come out yet, a space maintainer can be placed to prevent nearby teeth from filling in the gap and allow the adult tooth to grow in when it’s ready.
Phase 1 Orthodontics
Phase 1 orthodontics is for kids who still have some baby teeth and don’t yet have all of their permanent teeth. With Phase 1, we can fix problems before they become severe such as overbites, crossbites, tooth spacing, and much more!