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DENTIST FOR KIDS | SEDATION DENTISTRY

Wondering how to manage your child’s fear of the dentist? Don’t worry, dental anxiety is very common amongst children and even adults. At Solomon Kids Pediatric Dentistry, we know your child’s safety is your top concern closely followed by their comfort and happiness. That’s why our pediatric dentistry locations are the best places for sedation dentistry in Summerville.

Our pediatric dentists and dental hygienists have years of experience sedating patients and ensuring a safe procedure. Feel free to contact us with any questions, or read on to understand the different types of sedation dentistry, questions to ask and what you can expect before and after your child’s dentist appointment.

What exactly is sedation dentistry?

Sedation dentistry is a common practice in which your dentist recommends sedation to help ease a child’s stress or anxiety about their procedure. Sedating a patient is very safe and is available for complex procedures as well as common dental procedures such as regular cleanings and cavity fillings.

Is your child a candidate for sedation dentistry?

The pediatric dentists at Solomon Kids are well-equipped to make recommendations based on your child’s specific needs, limitations and procedure. What might be best for one child, could be unnecessary for another.
You can use our simple guide below to learn more about the different types of sedation dentistry, that way at your next appointment you can ask our dentists about the best options available. Have a question about sedation dentistry? You can call us directly at 843-419-1365.

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Meet Our Solomon Dentists

Jillian Byrd
Jillian ByrdDMD General Dentist
Dr. Jillian is a NC native who graduated from UNC – Chapel Hill. In 2013 she graduated MUSC Dental School followed by a fellowship in Pediatric and Community Oral Health from The Ohio State University. Since then she has been providing oral health care to kids of the Low Country in a fun and personable way. Dr. Jillian stresses the importance of taking time to give each child the best experience possible. When Dr. Jillian is not at Solomon Kids, she enjoys spending time with her dogs and practicing Aerial Arts!

FUN FACT: Dr. Jillian also has a Masters in Forensic Science and was a member of a Cold Case Homicide Team. She also worked with MUSC Forensic Pathology assisting them with Forensic Odontology cases!

Rachel Gentz
Rachel GentzDMD Board Certified Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Rachel Gentz completed her undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University, and then dental school at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, she completed 2 years of post-doctorate specialty training in pediatric dentistry at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Rachel Gentz also completed a Masters of Science in Pediatrics at OSU and focused her research on Dental Sedation.
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Our pediatric dentist aren’t just experts at treating the common pediatric dental conditions listed above, they also have extensive training and experience in treating complex dental issues, and working with children who have severe behavioral or medical issues. If you have questions about an issue that wasn’t listed above, don’t hesitate to give Summerville’s leading dentist for kids call so we can properly understand and address your problems!