Providence Specialty Pediatric Dental Clinic
A dental home for primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care.
Providence Specialty Pediatric Dental Clinic provides comprehensive children’s dentistry for infants and children up to 14 years of age, with emphasis on those with special health care needs.
This includes a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and medical needs, such as:
- Sensory issues
- Autism spectrum disorders
- Down syndrome
- Cerebral palsy
- Developmental and speech/language delays
Providers customize to the unique needs of each child and their families. Our goal is to create awareness and guide families to help support good oral care at home and to reduce the child’s incidence of dental decay.
- Administration of Nitrous oxide/oxygen (laughing gas)
- Application of Sealants
- Application of silver diamine fluoride
- Caries risk assessment
- Dental exam of hard and soft tissues
- Dental radiographs (x-rays)
- Fluoride applications
- General anesthesia at Gerry Frank
- Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
- Nutritional Counseling
- Oral Hygiene instructions
- Placement of composite (tooth-colored fillings)
- Placement of stainless-steel crowns
- Prophylaxis (cleaning)
- Simple extractions
- Routine dental check-ups
- Tooth decay
- Tooth trauma
- Fillings &restorations
- Preventive services
- Digital x-rays
Our pediatric dentists and staff create a place where children and their families feel safe and supported. We understand a typical clinic setting may be challenging for some children, so we tailor care to the pace of each individual child. We also offer general anesthesia, if helpful, at Providence St. Vincent within the Gerry Frank Center for Children’s Care, which is designed exclusively for children and families.
Oral health is important to a child’s overall health. By providing a positive dental experience, we encourage children to develop good dental care habits. Our dentists are experienced in working with children who have special health care needs and have a great way of gaining kids’ trust.
Most dental insurance plans are accepted, including Oregon Medicaid and private pay.
We are located on the second floor of Providence Child Center. There is a parking garage attached to Providence Child Center for your convenience. View a campus map to locate Providence Child Center.
Children receiving general anesthesia receive care at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, within the Gerry Frank Center for Children’s Care. View a campus map to locate the Gerry Frank Center for Children’s Care.
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled appointment time to complete the additional paperwork before your child can be seen.
We make a copy of the patient’s insurance card(s) along with the parent’s photo ID or driver’s license if applicable, as a permanent part of your child’s record so please bring the card(s) with you.
Filling out the following forms ahead of your child’s appointment expedites the registration process.
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Providence Children's Health of Oregon
A Leader in Caring for Kids – Serving Tens of Thousands of Children in Oregon Each Year.
At Providence Children’s Health, we understand children’s bodies and minds react differently than adults to injury, illness, medications and therapy. Our compassionate teams do everything they can to give your child the best possible experience. We offer everything from routine primary care to emergency and hospital care – for newborns, children and teens.
We value our network of referring physicians and make every effort to partner with providers and tailor treatment for each patient. Learn more about provider resources.