When it comes to pediatric dentistry, continuity of care is crucial. At Shirlington Pediatric Dentistry, we're not just a one-time stop for your child's dental needs. We aim to be a consistent presence in their lives, providing them with the care and guidance they need as they grow and their dental needs evolve. Our team pays attention to the smallest details, ensuring that every aspect of your child's oral health is taken care of.
As a board-certified pediatric dentist, Dr. Rai believes in staying at the forefront of the latest advancements in the field. She is proud to offer Solea Laser technology, a revolutionary tool that allows our team to perform a wide variety of dental procedures with precision and ease. This technology reduces discomfort and speeds up recovery time, making dental visits a breeze for our young patients.
Getting dental care for your child is easy with our extensive list of insurance partners. Currently, we are in-network with Delta Dental, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, United Concordia, BCBS, and Carefirst. If you are not a member of an insurance plan from one of our in-network partners, our team can work with your insurance company to get pre-authorization for their treatments. Even if you have an out-of-network plan, you may be able to get partial or full coverage for your child’s treatment at our office.
We offer a comprehensive range of dental services tailored to the unique needs of children and teens.
We understand the importance of a child's first dental visit and strive to make it a positive, memorable experience. Our team takes the time to get to know your child, easing any fears they may have and teaching them about the importance of oral health.
Our cutting-edge Solea Laser technology allows us to perform a variety of procedures with minimal discomfort and quicker recovery times. From cavity treatment to frenectomies, laser dentistry is a safe, effective option for children.
For children who feel anxious about dental visits, we offer safe and effective sedation options. Our goal is to ensure that every child feels comfortable and relaxed during their visit.
We believe that every child deserves access to high-quality dental care. That's why we're thrilled to offer a $120 new patient special. This offer includes a comprehensive dental exam, cleaning, fluoride, and necessary X-rays.
Have questions? We’ve got answers.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that children have their first dental visit by their first birthday or within six months of their first tooth erupting.
Laser dentistry uses a focused light beam to perform a variety of dental procedures with precision and comfort. It is often used in treatments such as cavity fillings as well as lip and tongue tie treatments.
Yes, when administered by a trained professional like Dr. Rai, sedation is a safe and effective way to help children feel relaxed during dental procedures. We offer several types of sedation and will discuss the best option for your child during your visit.