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Your Child's
First Visit

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Walk Through of Your Child's First Visit

Meet Your Pediatric Dental Family

When visiting Saginaw Kids Dentistry, our friendly team will welcome you and your little one with warm smiles and personalized care. We’ll check you in, answer any questions you may have, and invite you to enjoy our modern, family-friendly amenities before their appointment!

Protect Your Child's Teeth from Cavities

During your child’s first visit, Dr. Christina or Dr. Elias will protect their growing grin with gentle preventive treatment to support a strong and sparkling set of pearly whites! You are always welcome to accompany your little one during their treatment, so you can stay informed and confident in our care.

Encourage Thriving Dental Habits

After their preventive cleaning and exam, Dr. Christina or Dr. Elias will keep you in the loop with every detail of your kiddo’s oral health. They’ll partner with you in creating a customized treatment plan designed to promote great dental habits that last!

First Visit Checklist

Advice to Parents

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If your child’s first appointment is coming up, let them know how fun visiting their new dental friends will be by using positive and reassuring language!

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Help them feel excited about this sweet smile milestone with playful and informative dental resources, like kid-friendly videos and books featuring their favorite characters!

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One of the best ways you can encourage your kiddo is to keep a calm and confident demeanor. Our team of pediatric specialists are here to make visits easy and stress-free, so you can enjoy this time together!

What to Bring

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Safe, individualized care is our goal for your little one! To help us learn your child’s needs, please bring a list of any medications, dosages, and medical history information.

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We’re glad to streamline your child’s first visit with digital new patient forms! Simply complete the forms online before their first appointment and save time at our office!

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Having a familiar comfort can help ease your kiddo's fears and empower their bravery. That’s why we always welcome kids to take along their favorite toy, stuffed fluffy friend, or cuddly blanket!

New Patient Forms

At Saginaw Kids Dentistry, we bring simplicity and convenience to your child's dental care. Our online forms will allow you to you feel prepared and stress-free! Simply check in, relax, and enjoy your visit.

Our Accepted Insurances

At Saginaw Kids Dentistry, we make every effort possible to help all families receive exceptional pediatric dental care. For this reason, we are happy to accept all insurances. Our knowledgeable team will go above and beyond to help discuss your dental insurance benefits and answer any questions you may have about your child's treatment options. Please call us at (682) 285-1900 to speak with one of our friendly team members!

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Third Party Lenders

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No insurance? Not to worry! We allow families to finance our dental treatments with CareCredit – one of the nation’s most reputable healthcare lenders. Your child deserves the very best care for a lifetime of brilliant oral health and happy smiles, so our compassionate team is always happy to keep the cost of care within your family’s unique budget! To finance with 0% interest through CareCredit, give us a call today!

Tiny Teeth. Sweet Specials.

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Free Second Opinions!*

Honest, personalized care is what we’re all about. That’s why our board-certified pediatric specialists are thrilled to offer free second opinions! Navigate your child’s oral health with peace of mind and book a free second opinion consultation today!

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Complimentary Consultations**

You want the best for your child and looking for a trusted dentist can be tricky. We are happy to offer complimentary, commitment-fee consultations for frenectomies and sedation options. Together we'll explore your child's treatment options so you can move forward with confidence.

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$99 New Patient Special!***

Planning your child’s first visit at Saginaw Kids Dentistry? Let’s jumpstart their dental journey with our $99 new patient special! Featuring a gentle cleaning, detailed exam, and digital x-rays, this special offer has your little one covered with top-notch preventive care.

*New patients only. Includes exam, any necessary digital x-rays, and evaluation of treatment options.
**New patients only.
***for Children without dental insurance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

After completion of dental school, pediatric dentists spend extra years of specialized training in order to provide expert care for children of all ages and patients with special needs. Furthermore,  Dr. Christina and Dr. Elias have been selected as board-certified pediatric dentists, an award that only the top pediatric specialists in the nation can achieve. Dr. Christina and Dr. Elias continue to stay up-to-date with the most advanced, minimally invasive techniques in pediatric dentistry. At Saginaw Kids Dentistry, we are committed to creating the most kid-friendly and comfortable experience possible, and are excited to treat your child with the specialized care they deserve here in Saginaw.

What is a Dental Home?

A dental home is a dedicated practice and team that provides consistent oral health care as your child grows. At Saginaw Kids Dentistry, we’re proud to be our community’s trusted pediatric dental home where visiting our warm office feels a lot more like visiting family! Here, you and your child can always count on seeing the same friendly faces of our experienced dentists, Dr. Christina and Dr. Elias. Watching our patients grow with healthy smiles and good oral habits is our greatest reward as a local practice. If you are looking for a compassionate pediatric dental home in Saginaw, give us a call or schedule your appointment online.

Do you Treat Children with Special Health Care Needs?

Absolutely. Dr. Elias and Dr. Christina have spent additional years of education and specialized training for treating children with special needs. If you have a child with special needs, Dr. Christina or Dr. Elias will conduct an initial visit before your child's first appointment to make sure they feel comfortable and acclimated in our office. Our team will always keep visits consistent, individualized, and accommodating, so you and your child can step into appointments feeling comfortable and confident.

Do You Accept My Insurance?

Yes, we accept all insurances. Our team is here to make the financial aspects of dental care simple, straightforward, and stress-free. We pride ourselves in making sure your child receives the absolute best, individualized care possible. Please call us if you have any questions regarding your dental insurance.

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Become a Part of the Family Today

At the heart of Saginaw Kids Dentistry is our passion for meeting families, seeing them grow, and being a trustworthy presence for kids and parents alike. If you’re ready to join our awesome patient family, book a visit online today! We can’t wait to meet you and your little one.