Establish All Kids Dental Pediatrics & Orthodontics as your child’s dental home so we have the opportunity to implement preventive dental health habits that help keep a child free from dental and oral disease. Visits to our office will help your child establish trust and confidence in the dentist that will last a lifetime. Dr. Burt, Dr. Allen, and our team’s goal is to help each child feel good about visiting the dentist.

There are things that you can do to help your child have a positive and enjoyable dental visit. If he or she is old enough, tell your child about the visit and that our dentists and team will explain everything and answer any questions. If your child asks you a question and you’re not sure how to answer, encourage him or her to ask Dr. Burt and Dr. Allen during their visit. The less detail you give your child concerning the visit, the better. Our office will use words that convey a certain message, but are pleasant and not threatening to your child. When talking to your child about the visit, try using these words that may cause less fear:

Don’t Use

  • Needle or shot
  • Drill
  • Drill on a tooth
  • Pull or yank
  • Decay, cavity
  • Examination
  • Tooth cleaning
  • Explorer
  • Rubber dam
  • Gas, nitrous
  • Use

  • Sleepy juice
  • Mr. Whistler
  • Clean a tooth
  • Wiggle
  • Sugar bug
  • Count teeth
  • Tickle teeth
  • Tooth counter
  • Rain coat
  • Laughing gas
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    We understand that parents are often just as anxious as their children when coming to the dentist. Because of this, we invite you to stay with your child during the examination so that you can get to know Dr. Burt and Dr. Allen.

    We welcome you to contact our dental office today to learn more about us and to schedule your child’s first dental visit in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Our dentists and team strive to make each visit to our office a fun one!