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Find Quality Pediatric Dental Care Near Coralville


Your children deserve the best dental care, which you’ll find at The Children’s Dental Center. We provide the comfortable, reliable pediatric dental care that children need to ensure a lifetime of healthy, beautiful smiles. We work closely with parents to find the best treatment options to give children optimal oral health and create a solid foundation for a lifetime of good dental health. Our compassionate staff strives to make every experience as comfortable as possible. 

At the Children's Dental Center, we are excited to introduce our expanded services, including in-house sedation, made possible through our collaboration with Pediatric Dental Anesthesia Associates (PDAA). This collaboration brings forth a team of specialized pediatric anesthesiologists, compassionate child-friendly nurses, cutting-edge equipment, and carefully curated medications to ensure a seamless and comfortable sedation experience for our young patients throughout their dental care journey. 

Advantages of In-Office Sedation:

Sedation Safety: Our partnership with PDAA guarantees a safety standard equivalent to that of hospitals and surgery centers. This commitment provides peace of mind for parents and caregivers, assuring them that their child's safety is our top priority.

Patient Accommodation: Our in-office sedation services are specifically designed to cater to the unique needs of patients with special requirements and young or anxious children undergoing multiple restorations. We provide a comforting and supportive environment to ensure a positive experience for our young patients. 

Cost-Effective and Convenient: Our in-office sedation services offer a cost-effective alternative for families compared to traditional hospital settings. This ensures accessibility without compromising the high quality of care we are dedicated to providing.​ 


LightScalpel CO2 Laser is a Game-Changer for Pediatric Dental Care  

One of the most significant advancements in modern dentistry has been using laser technology to treat soft tissue issues. The LightScalpel CO2 laser has revolutionized dental care for children.


The LightScalpel CO2 laser is a state-of-the-art tool that uses focused light to vaporize soft tissue effectively.  The LightScalpel CO2 laser offers a minimally invasive approach to soft tissue procedures. 

Key Features of the LightScalpel CO2 Laser: 

Gentle and Precise Treatment: The LightScalpel CO2 laser ensures a gentle and precise treatment experience, enhancing the overall comfort of our young patients. 

Minimally Invasive Approach: Say goodbye to traditional surgical methods. The LightScalpel CO2 laser provides a minimally invasive alternative, reducing discomfort and promoting faster recovery. 

Effective Treatment for Lip and Tongue Ties: The laser addresses common conditions such as lip and tongue ties, which often impact infants and children. These conditions can lead to feeding, speech, and oral health difficulties. With the LightScalpel CO2 laser, our pediatric dentists can swiftly and easily resolve these issues, ensuring minimal discomfort for the child. 


All the Dental Care Children Require​ 

Pediatric dental care requires a compassionate approach that makes visiting the dentist a positive experience for children. When you turn to us for your child’s dental care, you can rest assured that your child will have access to all the care they need, including: 

  • Restorative appointments including crowns and tooth-colored fillings 

  • Sealants and preventative care 

  • Routine Cleanings and X-Rays 

  • Tongue and lip tie therapy 

  • Sedation 


We make sure every child is treated with respect and feels comfortable throughout their time in the office. Our goal is to establish a positive relationship with your child and make visiting the dentist fun as well as productive. 

Take an Office Tour Today!​ 

​If you have concerns about taking your child to the dentist, we encourage you to schedule an office tour with our team before their first dental visit. We will make sure to answer any questions you may have and help your child feel at home. 

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