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  • Pediatric Dental Center

    Hours: M, Tu, Th, F: 8:30 am - 5 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am - 6 pm

Overview

Yale New Haven Hospital's Pediatric Dental Center provides comprehensive and urgent dental care for children up to 16 years of age, with particular emphasis on treatment of children with special dentistry needs. Dental staff members are also trained to treat children who have severe disabilities.

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Services Offered

  • Consultations
  • Check-ups and diagnostic services (including low-dose digital X-rays)
  • Preventive care (cleanings, fluorides and sealants)
  • Restorative care (fillings and crowns)
  • Emergency care
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics
  • Care for children with special health care needs

Arrangements for children's oral surgery, periodontic (gums) and endodontic (root canal) care are also available. The center aims to develop partnerships with patients, their families and schools to teach children the importance of good oral health care, which is essential for overall health and well-being.

Pediatric Mobile Dental Unit

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is proud to provide preventive dental care and education to children ages six months to five years enrolled in early and preschool Head Start programs. These services are offered on a specially outfitted RV with dental equipment and supplies funded by a grant from Delta Dental. The mobile dentistry unit helps pediatric dentists and residents provide comprehensive dental care to at-risk children. Dental care services provided include:

  • Dental cleanings
  • Dental exams
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Home care instruction
  • X-rays

The pediatric mobile dental unit provides dental care to a variety of local communities throughout Connecticut.

Yale School of Medicine

Yale New Haven Health is proud to be affiliated with the prestigious Yale University and its highly ranked Yale School of Medicine.