Center for Pediatric Dentistry

Center for Pediatric Dentistry

The only area hospital dental service that focuses on the treatment of medically compromised children.

The Center for Pediatric Dentistry at Children's Health℠, through affiliations with Baylor College of Dentistry, provides comprehensive dental services for children with a range of needs, including routine preventive and restorative services, specialty care in the areas of periodontics and endodontics and treatment for patients who are medically compromised.

The center also provides conscious sedation. Treatment under deep sedation or general anesthesia can be scheduled for the hospital. Referrals for evaluation of oral lesions also are accepted.

Treatments and Services

  • Preventive Services
  • Fillings
  • Crowns
  • Pulp therapy/Root canals
  • Extractions

Physician Referrals

Physician referral is welcome, but not required if the child is:

  • Medically compromised
  • Foster child
  • Globally delayed
  • Child of a Children's Medical Center employee

Services are provided in close cooperation with the patient's referring physician.

Program Highlights

  • Referrals can be made within the hospital for children requiring orthodontic or oral surgery.
  • We maintain close contact with sub-specialty physicians to coordinate patient care.
  • The dentists on the dental staff are specially trained to manage complex cases.
  • The program is housed in a modern facility that has been designed to appeal to the wide age range of patients. The bright, open treatment areas help children and parents feel comfortable in the dental environment.

Meet the Care Team