Children’s Dentistry in Gillette, WY

With regular dental visits and good oral hygiene habits, your children’s teeth can last them a lifetime. However, if necessary, Mountain West Dental, offers many services to care for your children’s teeth, including those below.


To prevent cavities to your child’s teeth, our team can seal them so that plaque and decay-causing bacteria cannot get to them. They can brush a dental sealant over their premolars and molars to prevent decay and keep their teeth healthy for at least a decade.


Although most cities have fluoride in their water supplies, some smaller towns do not. If yours is one that doesn’t and your child’s teeth show signs of decay, Mountain West Dental can treat their teeth with fluoride varnish.


Mountain West Dental offers a kid-friendly atmosphere with a waiting room that has children’s books, coloring pages, and movies for them while they’re waiting for their appointment.


Dr. Erickson and our hygienists will also help your child learn the correct techniques for brushing and flossing their teeth and why it is so important to learn how to do it the right way. By learning how to brush and floss their teeth, your children can feel accomplished about keeping their smiles beautiful and free from decay throughout their lives.


When should I take my child to the dentist for the first check-up?

As your child's teeth come in, it is important that his or her dental health be checked out every 6 months by a dentist after the age of 2.

Are baby teeth really that important to my child?

Baby teeth are important for the child’s overall health and oral development. Healthy teeth help prevent diseases such as cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to other health problems in the future.

If my child gets a toothache, what should I do?

If your child has a toothache, bring him or her to see the dentist. Your child should not continue to endure pain with no treatment as is can prevent them from eating and get proper nutrition.

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