Children’s Pulpotomies in Henderson

Prevent infection and save your child’s tooth at Cadence Kids Dental & Orthodontics.

Pulpotomies for Kids

Emergency procedure to save your child’s natural teeth.

Children’s Pulpotomies in Henderson

Sometimes tooth decay is so severe that it causes an infection that reaches the pulp of the tooth. Left untreated, this can lead to excruciating pain for your child as well as early tooth loss.

In other cases, your child may fall and crack a tooth, leading to infection. This, too, can eventually reach the pulp, which is full of nerves.

A pulpotomy is a procedure that will save your child’s tooth after infection reaches the pulp. It removes the decay, cleans, disinfects, and seals the inside of the tooth. This stops the decay from spreading and prevents your child from prematurely losing teeth.

How do we do it?

  • We use laughing gas or local anesthesia to make your child comfortable
  • We remove the infected and damaged pulp from the tooth
  • We apply a special medication to prevent additional infection
  • We protect the tooth with a filling or crown as it will be weakened
  • We provide you with post-op instructions to keep your child comfortable

Benefits of Pulpotomies

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Relieve Pain

A pulpotomy will stop pain, inflammation, and infection.

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Preserve the Natural Tooth

It protects your child’s natural tooth until it falls out on its own.

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Less Intrusive

Pulpotomies are less invasive than traditional root canals which kill the tooth nerves and stop development.

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  • Our dentists find joy in guiding young patients toward their healthiest, happiest smiles, making every day on the job an exciting adventure.

  • From the moment you step into our pediatric dental office, we prioritize your child's well-being and aim to make every visit a positive and reassuring experience.

  • Our provider's approach is always characterized by patience and kindness. We treat your child as if they were our own, ensuring a personalized and comforting dental experience.

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Includes comprehensive exam, X-rays, and cleaning.

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Includes comprehensive evaluation with digital 3D scan.

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Cadence Kids Dental & Orthodontics in Henderson, NV


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