Before you can choose the right pediatric dentist for your family, it’s important to get some answers. You want to find a dentist that has experience with children and doesn’t get frustrated with questions. An ideal pediatric dentist should explain each procedure so that parents and patients understand what will happen.
Manhasset pediatric dentist Dr. Kimmy has years of experience working with children. As a mother, she understands how crucial the parent-patient-dentist relationship is. She strives to maintain fun, educational relationships with her little patients.
Dr. Kimmy has made it a personal goal to provide children with proper oral health skills to ensure a long lasting, healthy mouth. She teaches kids the right way to brush and floss through fun hands-on demonstrations.
Unsure what to ask your pediatric dentist before scheduling an appointment? Give our office a call, so we can tell you a little bit about Dr. Kimmy and our friendly dental environment. Call 516-365-4KID to speak with a staff member today.
Here are some frequently asked questions that help parents choose Dr. Kimmy as their pediatric dentist.
- What are your qualifications?
Dr. Kimmy graduated from New York University with a bachelors of science. She graduated cum laude and values her education. After NYU, Dr. Kimmy received her DDS from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She trained at a level one-trauma center to gain experience with dental emergencies. She spent two years working on her pediatric dentistry skills at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine.
- What are your office hours?
Whether you’re a stay at home mom or running your own business, it’s important to choose a pediatric dentist that meets your scheduling needs. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8-6, as well as on Sundays from 8-6.
Dr. Kimmy can be reached by phone or email so that parents don’t have to wait for answers when a dental emergency arises.
- How do you handle dental emergencies?
Dr. Kimmy prides herself on being available. She provides her email address on our website. If you find yourself in the face of a dental emergency, take a look at our web page that addresses common pediatric dentistry emergencies.
Most of the time, emergencies arise because a child had a tooth knocked out. In this situation, Dr. Kimmy recommends carefully collecting the tooth by the white portion (crown), rinsing it with pure water, and storing the dislodged tooth in milk until you see Dr. Kimmy. Have your child gently bite down on clean gauze to stop the bleeding.
- What experience do you have with children?
Aside from being a pediatric dentist, Dr. Kimmy is a mother of two. She feels that her children have prepared her to handle almost any situation that arises in the dental office. Dr. Kimmy has a true passion for working with kids.
- What services do you offer?
An important part of choosing the right pediatric dentist for your family is the services offered. You want to choose a dentist that provides what your child needs. Dr. Kimmy offers restorative, general, and preventative dentistry. She’s also an experienced emergency dentist.Leave a reply →