Pediatric Services

Dr. Allison Clark believes a trip to the dentist should be fun, lighthearted, and not something to fear. The way your child is exposed to dentistry lays the groundwork for how they view dental care and dental visits for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Allison Clark and her team loves caring for our patients, and we work hard to make sure each child is spoken to gently, treated with respect, and cared for as if they were our own child. We use simple words to explain procedures to our patients and make sure each parent or guardian is aware of the process as well.


Infant Oral Exam

Studies have shown that the earlier a child receives their first dental exam, the less dental treatment was needed during their youth. Dr. Clark recommends oral exams for children when their first tooth erupts.

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Pediatric Cleanings & Exams

Routine cleanings and exams are necessary to make sure your child’s teeth stay healthy throughout childhood. Clark Family Dental in New Lebanon, OH recommends two cleanings a year to maintain optimal oral health.

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Digital X-rays

Digital x-rays allow Dr. Clark to get a view of your child’s teeth and jaws that she can’t see with her eyes while keeping radiation exposure to a minimum.

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Fluoride

Regular fluoride treatments help reduce your child’s risk of developing cavities and can remineralize areas where decay is starting. Clark Family Dental believes regular fluoride treatments are an important part of treatment for most children.

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Frenectomies

Frenectomies are a valuable procedure that correct tongue-tie and prevent future periodontal problems caused by tissue pulling on the lip or gums. Dr. Clark can perform this procedure in-office with just a little anesthetic.

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Pediatric Sealants

Sealants help protect your child’s teeth from decay by filling in the grooved biting surfaces of your child’s teeth, making them easier to clean. Dr. Allison Clark applies this light-cured material in minutes, and the procedure requires no anesthesia.

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Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry includes fillings, crowns, and other procedures that help restore a tooth to its original function. Clark Family Dental in New Lebanon, OH offers many restorative procedures to help your child smile with confidence!

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Special Care for Anxious Kids

We understand that going to the dentist can be a scary thing for your child. We offer different sedation options to help them relax and make their dental appointment more comfortable for everyone, patient and parent alike.

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Root Canals on Baby Teeth

Root canals on baby teeth can relieve a child’s pain and preserve a tooth until it’s ready to come out on its own. Dr. Allison Clark in New Lebanon, OH can help you decide if a baby root canal is right for your child.

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Sports Mouthguards

Sports mouthguards prevent dental injuries when worn during contact sports or other potentially dangerous activities. A custom-fit mouthguard made by Clark Family Dental can save your child’s teeth and prevent extensive dental treatment.

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth-colored fillings offer a durable, more natural looking option for your child’s restorations. Made from composite resin, they are strong, durable, and perfect for smaller teeth. Dr. Clark can help you decide is a tooth-colored filling is right for your child.

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Tooth Extractions

 While we focus on helping your child keep their teeth for a lifetime, sometimes an extraction is necessary. Whether it’s extensive decay, overcrowding, or an impacted tooth, Dr. Clark can help you and your child understand the procedure and answer any questions you have.

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