Turlock Children's Dentistry is committed to providing gentle, friendly and comprehensive dental care to kids. We believe that good oral health is vital for a child's development, and we're here to help every step of the way. As your child's dentist in Turlock, we take pride in creating and maintaining beautiful and healthy smiles for our patients in an environment that is lighthearted and fun. We focus on establishing oral health habits that last a lifetime, with education and prevention as our primary tools.
Paying attention to each young patient's specific needs and preferences is just part of what distinguishes our practice. As your pediatric dentist in Turlock, we view it as a mission to provide your child with a wonderful dental experience and a happy and healthy smile!
We hope that you will find this website to be a useful and interesting resource for all concerns regarding your child's oral health. If you would like more information about any of the procedures that we offer or to request an appointment, please call our office at the number listed above. We will do everything possible to ensure that your child's visit is pleasant and comfortable.
Infant well baby oral care exam at age one provides children with an introduction to the routine care that is the foundation to their lifelong oral health and physical wellbeing.
According to studies, children with poor oral health are more than three times as likely to miss school due to dental pain. The good news is that tooth decay is for the most part preventable. Scheduling regular checkups and cleanings for your child at the dentist is essential for maintaining their oral health.
One non-invasive approach to the treatment of dental decay in children that we provide at our office is the application of silver diamine fluoride 38%. This fluoride compound also offers an effective alternative to more conventional methods of care to stop the progression of dental decay.
Our office is proud to provide our special needs pattients with a fun, friendly, and calm environment. We work with parents and caregivers to see to the unique needs of these patients, and will do whatever we can to deliver a relaxed and pleasant visit.
Raised in Modesto, it was Dr. Miguel Padilla's dream to come back and serve the community. Dr. Padilla completed a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Pennsylvania along with a Public Health Degree. The combination of these two degrees helps Dr. Padilla practice a minimally invasive approach.Read More