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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Nashville, TN Pediatric Dentist
...Priya Purohit offers comprehensive dental services for kids including low radiation digital X-rays, BPA free sealants, gluten free fluoride treatments, tooth colored fillings, fun interactive cleanings and regular exams to promote a lifetime of healthy smiles...

Dental Services
... Sealants Dental sealants are invisible plastic resin coatings that smooth out the chewing surfaces of the back teeth — the place where your child is most likely to get tooth decay...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Dental Sealants — A plastic coating can be applied at the dental office to prevent cavities by sealing the little grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth known as “pits and fissures...

4 Big Benefits for Beginning Early Dental Visits for Your Child
...Besides monitoring and treatment for decay, we can also perform measures to protect teeth (especially in children at high risk) through topical fluoride applications or sealants...

Sealants Provide a Little Extra Protection for Children at High Risk for Decay
...But some children at higher risk or who’ve already encountered tooth decay may also need a little extra help in the form of dental sealants...

Treating a Baby Tooth with Inner Decay can be Complicated - but Still Necessary
...Using other sealants could inhibit the natural process when the primary tooth’s roots begin to dissolve (resorb) to allow it to eventually give way...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Special sealants and varnishes can also be applied to stave off cavities from forming...

The Preventive Program
... Have sealants placed on young permanent teeth...

4 Reasons You Should Begin Your Child's Dental Visits by Age One
...First and foremost, starting visits at age one gives your child the best start for preventing tooth decay through cleanings, topical fluoride or, in some cases, sealants...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Consider topical fluoride or sealants for extra protection...

Preventive Care for Your Child is a Partnership between You and Your Dentist
...Our main focus, of course, is to head off tooth decay before it develops, including the application of topical fluoride or sealants when appropriate...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
Have you heard about dental sealants...

Support Your Child's Teeth Development with Proper Hygiene and Dental Care
...This will help us stay ahead of any developing decay or other issues and perform preventive treatments like dental sealants or fluoride applications...

Dental Care is Difficult but not Impossible for a Special Needs Child
...Keep up regular dental visits beginning around their first birthday for cleanings and preventive measures like topical fluoride or sealants...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
... For optimal oral health through all stages of life, make sure your preteen keeps up with professional teeth cleanings and exams, and talk with us about whether fluoride treatments or sealants may be appropriate for your child...

Keep Ahead of Potential Sidetracks to Your Child's Oral Health
...Besides treatment, we can also help prevent decay with topical fluoride treatments (to strengthen enamel) and sealants...