Pediatric Dentist in Jacksonville, FL

Coast Dental
Mandarin

10950 San Jose Blvd
Suite 64
Jacksonville, FL  32223
(904) 260-4244

Dentist Office Hours

Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Pediatric Dentist

Pediatric Dental Treatments girlJust like you take your child to the pediatrician, it’s also important you take your child to a pediatric dentist. Pediatric dentists are dentists who have completed an additional two years of training in diagnosing and treating infants, children, and teenagers. Our Jacksonville pediatric dentist will not only polish your child’s teeth to keep them healthy, but will look for signs of tooth decay, developmental problems, and alignment issues with either the teeth or jaws.

Pediatric Dental Treatments boyBuilding a solid foundation for good dental hygiene includes education, treatment, prevention, proper diet, and developing good habits for brushing and flossing. At our Coast Dental Mandarin kids dental care office in Jacksonville, we are specialists in pediatric dentistry, and work hard to ensure that your child’s initial dental experiences are all positive.

Pediatric Dentistry Information for Parents

Kids mouth anatomyAs a parent, it’s important to understand how your child’s mouth and teeth develop. Prior to birth, your child’s first teeth are formed, but hidden beneath the gums. After birth, and over the next two to three years, these teeth, often called baby teeth, appear. Baby teeth function as placeholders and spacers for your child’s permanent teeth. Even though baby teeth are temporary, they can still develop cavities and infection, which can be painful, just like in adults.

Your child’s initial visit to the dentist should occur shortly after the first baby teeth appear. In fact, both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that children receive oral health risk assessments every six months, starting at the age of one.

What to Expect During Your Visit

During this initial visit examination, your Coast Dental Mandarin pediatric dentist team will:

  • Examine your child’s teeth.
  • Review and provide advice on feeding and dietary considerations.
  • Provide instruction on proper dental hygiene techniques.
  • Provide strategies for correcting ineffective habits that might prove detrimental to your child’s dental health.
  • Clean the teeth and discuss any other treatments or procedures that your child may require.

Find a Jacksonville, FL, Pediatric Dentist

Every child deserves a good start in life, and establishing good dental hygiene is important in achieving this. Just like adults need regular cleanings to remove plaque and prevent cavities, so do kids. It is important that parents understand the importance of healthy teeth and good dental care, since both are important components in a child’s appearance as well as the child’s ability to eat and speak. To ask questions about dentistry for children in Jacksonville, FL, or to schedule kids dental care in the 32223 zip code, please call our Coast Dental Mandarin office at (904) 260-4244. We look forward to ensuring your child’s good dental health.

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Coast Dental Services

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Patient Comfort and Satisfaction at Coast Dental Mandarin are our Top Priorities.

At Coast Dental Mandarin, we want to make your visit as pleasant and stress-free as possible. We take the time to get to know you, answer all your questions, and create a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals. Your oral health and wellbeing are our top priority, and we are committed to helping you smile with confidence for years to come.

Contact Us Today!

Ready to experience the best dental care in Jacksonville, FL?

Contact us today at (904) 260-4244 to schedule an appointment at our Jacksonville dentist office. 

Our friendly staff and experienced team are here to answer all your questions and address any concerns you may have. 

Let us help you achieve optimal oral health and a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime!

Coast Dental Mandarin: Dentist Office Reviews

See what our patients in Jacksonville, FL are saying about their experience at Coast Dental Mandarin:

R.B.
R.B.
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From the moment you step into the office, you're greeted with warmth and professionalism. The staff is friendly and efficient, making you feel comfortable and at ease. From someone who HATES the dentist, I’m looking forward to my next cleaning! ✨
M.M.
M.M.
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Had my first appointment here today. Very happy with the great services provided by the staff and Dentist. Paperwork was online, easy. No wait when I arrived. Friendly office manager. Dental hygienist was super nice, professional efficient.
N.H.
N.H.
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My first time at Coast Dental and they were wonderful. Everyone was so nice and answered all of my questions. I have to send a special shout out to Carlos, the dental tech, who is one of the nicest people I have ever met and he made me feel so at ease. Thank you Coast Dental 10.11.23 Today was my 2nd appointment with Coast Dental and once again I have to say that they are the nicest people ever. I wish I could remember all their names but I can't so I have to say that everyone I spoke with or who worked on me was wonderful.
L.S.
L.S.
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Care was shown, each part of the work that was done was explained beforehand. My only disappointment is they are unable to run my CarePlus cash card for the remaining balance due after insurance payment. Unexpected and disappointing.
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