Oral Health Starts At BCC Pediatric Dentistry

Schedule your child’s first dentist appointment with Bethesda Chevy Chase Pediatric Dentistry.

We provide expert pediatric dentistry to help your child improve and maintain oral health and hygiene,  repair and address problematic teeth, and treat teeth, tongue and gum issues that require immediate attention. Partner with us to help your child achieve lifelong oral health.

Pediatric Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry

We provide oral health care in children from birth through adolescence. Our pediatric dentists are trained in all aspects of oral health care for developing children and children with special needs.  Your child’s first visit should be scheduled within six months of their first tooth eruption followed by checkups every six months.

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Dental Examinations

The dental exam is a critical part of your child’s dental health care. During the exam, your dentist will check for cavities and other conditions. The results of the exam will help you understand your child’s recommended treatment plan and give them helpful tips on how to brush and floss properly.

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Dental Imaging

Dental Imaging is the perfect way for dental professionals to detect, diagnose, treat, and monitor oral conditions and diseases. This advanced technology helps dental professionals to get the information they need to provide the best possible care for their patients.

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Dental Cleanings

Dental cleanings are the perfect way to keep your child’s smile looking its best. Our skilled hygienists will clean and polish your child’s teeth, removing plaque, bacteria, and tartar buildup. This can help to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Plus, you’ll get some helpful tips on how to brush and floss properly.

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Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride Treatment is a great way to help keep your child’s teeth healthy and strong. Depending on the risk for decay, your dental professional will recommend the best treatment for your child.

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Dental Sealants

This thin, translucent protectant coats the surface of your child’s teeth, smoothing out any pits and making it easier to maintain good dental hygiene. Plus, it’s totally safe and perfect for those with sensitive teeth.

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Habit Appliances

Looking for a way to help your child break a bad dental habit? If your child is sucking their thumb, biting their nails, or grinding their teeth, our specialized dental habit appliances can help discontinue the behavior.

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Sports Mouth Guards

Protect your child’s smile while they’re scoring goals, hitting home runs, or just playing around with friends. Sports mouthguards are a must for athletes of all ages! They provide protection against serious injuries to the teeth and gums, and they’re custom-fit for extra comfort.

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Space Maintainers

If your little one has lost a tooth prematurely, don’t worry. Our Space Maintainers are the perfect way to make sure there’s enough room for those permanent teeth to grow in. Not taking care of a gap can lead to some serious problems down the road, so don’t wait.

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Oral Health Hygiene Ed.

We believe that oral health and hygiene education for our parents and young patients leads to improved lifelong oral health. With our ongoing advice and simple instructions, you and your child can keep your mouth clean and healthy – no matter where you are.

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Restorative Dentistry

When it comes to dental restoration in children, our pediatric dentists are experts at preserving teeth so they can maintain their function and esthetics while protecting the structure of your child’s mouth.
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White Fillings

Our composite resin fillings are designed to blend in with your child’s natural teeth, so they can smile with confidence. Plus, white fillings are more durable than traditional metal fillings, so you can rest assured that your child’s smile will stay looking its best for years to come.

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Tooth Extraction

Our team of friendly, competent dental professionals will always try to save and preserve each patient’s natural teeth. In the event a tooth must be removed, our skilled dentists will make the process quick and painless. We use the latest technology to ensure that your child’s experience is as comfortable as possible.

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Pediatric Crowns

A pediatric crown is a dental restoration that can help your child avoid multiple treatments as their primary teeth develop. Our long-term restorations are perfect for damaged or decayed teeth, and can help your child smile with confidence.

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Baby Root Canals

A baby root canal is one of the most common types of nerve treatments for a primary tooth. This treatment is necessary when a cavity in a baby tooth reaches down to the nerve. During a baby root canal, the affected part of the nerve is removed and a medicament is placed over the remaining surface. If your child needs this treatment, you can rest assured that our skilled team will take excellent care of them!
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Tongue-Tie Treatment

Our Tongue-Tie Treatment is a quick and easy solution that can help improve your child’s quality of life. If your child is experiencing any of the following, then you might benefit from our treatment: difficulty breastfeeding, speech impediments, difficulty eating certain foods.

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Laughing Gas Anesthesia

Laughing gas is a safe and effective sedative. It is often used to relax the patient, placing them into a deeply relaxed state, where they are aware, yet not asleep. Laughing gas can help to make your procedure more comfortable and less stressful.

Relaxing and Anxiety Free

In-Office Pediatric Sedation Dentistry

Pediatric sedation dentistry is a great way to make sure your child’s dental visit is as comfortable and anxiety-free as possible. By using sedation, we can work more efficiently and effectively because your child is relaxed and pain-free. Sedation dentistry also eliminates the fear and discomfort associated with dental procedures, making for a more positive experience overall. So if you’re looking for a way to make your child’s next dentist visit easier, consider sedation dentistry!

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Emergency Dentistry

We know that any dental emergency can be a stressful experience for children and parents alike. BCC Pediatric Dentistry offers relief from oral pain in minutes, as well solutions such as restorations and pain management if needed! If you suspect that your child is suffering from oral pain or another dental emergency, please contact us right away to schedule treatment.
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Toothache Treatment

Do your kids ever complain of tooth pain? Chances are, it’s just a common childhood issue like cavities or teething. But sometimes toothache pain can be a sign of a more serious dental emergency. If your child is facing severe toothache pain or swelling, make an appointment as soon as possible. Our pediatric dentists can uncover the source of your child’s suffering and help them get relief fast.
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Tooth Loss Treatments

If you’ve knocked out your tooth, don’t panic! First, call our office and we’ll walk you through what to do. We want to make sure that you get the emergency dental care you need as soon as possible. We have a variety of tooth loss treatments available whether your child needs a temporary or permanent solution.

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Lost Filling / Crown Repair

Lost a filling or crown? Our composite resin fillings are designed to blend in with your child’s natural teeth, so they can smile with confidence. Our friendly, fun, and competent staff will make sure your child feels at ease throughout the entire restoration process. Plus, our composite resin materials are safe and durable so you can rest assured that your child’s smile will stay looking its best for years to come.
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Broken Tooth Repair

If your child has a broken tooth, don’t worry! Our dentists can repair the damage quickly and easily with a filling or bonding procedure. We use tooth-colored composite resin to make sure your child’s repaired tooth looks natural and blends in with your other teeth.

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Mouth Injury Treatment

Looking for emergency dental care for your child’s mouth injury? Call us! Our experienced professionals will walk you through the best treatment options available, whether your child needs a temporary or permanent solution. We want to make sure that your child gets the emergency dental care they need as soon as possible!

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Abscess Treatment

Is your child suffering from an abscess? We’ll eliminate the cause and drain any buildup, so your child can feel better fast. Plus, our treatment is gentle and easy to use, so you can rest assured that your child is in good hands.

REMOTE CARE & EDUCATION

Pediatric Teledentistry

Pediatric teledentistry is a great way to provide quality dental care for your child during the COVID pandemic. With teledentistry, you can get help from dental professionals no matter where you are. This technology is perfect for kids, because it makes them feel more comfortable and helps keep them safe. Pediatric teledentistry is a great way to make sure your child gets the best possible care during this difficult time.

TESTIMONIALS

What Moms & Dads Say:

Dr. Shin is very friendly and very knowledgeable, I trust her decisions and she always answers all my questions before starting treatment, my kids like their dentist and their hygienist and I’m glad they are taking all the necessary precautions for CoViD19 prevention.

Fatine A

Toddler Mommy

Dr. Shin is very friendly and experienced. My 6-year old daughter loves visiting Dr. Shin's dental office.

Freddy V

Kindergartener Dad

Dr. Shin is the best kids dentist in Bethesda!  She is so great with my son. He's already asking when we can go back to see her.  We're so happy we found Dr. Shin.  Anyone looking for a pediatric dentist should look no further than BCC Pediatric Dentistry.  

Kelly M

Teenager Mom