Pediatric dentistry is not only for infants and young children. Our experienced pediatric dentists can also care for adolescents in order to ensure that your teenager can benefit from a healthy, beautiful smile throughout their life. While adolescent dentistry incorporates routine preventive care and other dental treatments (including orthodontics), two of the biggest concerns for adolescents are tobacco usage and tongue piercings.

Many people begin smoking or using other tobacco products during their teenage years, or get tongue piercings. Tobacco usage and tongue piercings can be incredibly damaging to your child’s oral health, and both have even been known to be life-threatening in some cases. We have provided some basic information about the risks of tobacco and tongue piercing for you, and we encourage you to review them by using the links below:

We welcome you to contact Children’s Dentistry at 801-295-8322 for more information about adolescent dentistry in Centerville, Utah, and to schedule your child’s appointment with Dr. Mark Nelson or Dr. Treagan White. Our pediatric dentists and team are here to serve as resources in caring for your child’s oral health, and we are happy to answer your questions, provide treatments and additional resources, and help your child understand their oral health and treatment options.