Kids Teeth Fillings

When does my child need a tooth filling?

Tooth fillings can alleviate pain caused by tooth decay as well as prevent further serious complications from occurring in the future. Cavities are very common among children and left untreated it can cause infections, extremely painful abscesses, and may spread the decay.

Our doctors are experts at diagnosing when a filling is needed or if there are other alternatives available for treatment without resorting to a filling. If a filling is recommended, rest assured that our dental professionals can treat your child painlessly and even give them an enjoyable time at our office.

Providing the Best Care for Your Children

Our doctors are renown experts of pediatric dentistry in Los Angeles. They provide excellent care for your children while making sure that they have an experience that they will love.

Our doctors also regularly attend professional meetings and continuing education courses to stay on the cutting edge of pediatric dentistry. We know that you and your child will receive excellent treatment from our doctors and staff during your stay at our office.

Sophisticated Dental Technology
Meets Excellence in Patient Care

Sophisticated Dental Technology

Meets Excellence in Patient Care

As a practice that is limited to working with children, we have invested heavily into state-of-the-art robotics, technology, and the latest trainings specific to pediatric dentistry. Therefore we are able to provide your children a level of treatment that general dentists simply cannot provide.

At our office, we have an amazing team of highly trained dental professionals who have your child’s health and well-being at heart. Our doctors and staff are here to provide your children excellent care with the utmost comfort in our practice.

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Friendly Staff

Advanced Technology

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Relaxing Atmosphere

Get a dental filling consultation with us

– Get a holistic examination of your child’s teeth and health with our specialized equipment.
– Get an expert diagnosis and fully understand what your child’s options are.
– Get an expert recommendation for what to do next.

Patient Testimonials

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Jocey Tucker
Jocey Tucker
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They make your children feel as comfortable as possible during their dentist visit. Super clean office. They have video games to play during their visit, movies to watch and prizes! My son had his first ever dentist appointment today and is already asking when he can go back! Great job! 🦷
Shannon H.
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Dr. Hong and the entire team are so friendly and accommodating. They have been our dental office for our 4 kids for years. Last night had a light saber chipped tooth incident. Dr. Hong came into his office on a scheduled day off and repaired our, very nervous, 10 year old's tooth. Highly recommend.
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez
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My daughter had her first appointment today ,and It was the best experience for Her ! She was really happy and for sure I was happy too ,the staff are really great,friendly and patient with children ,she is 4 years old ,and didnt cry at all, I’ll recommend this place to friends and family!
Will H.
Will H.
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The absolute best Dr. and staff anywhere! Dr. Hong and his staff are so amazing that my kids WANT TO GO THE DENTIST! Truly an incredible practice with professional staff that truly cares for their patients as if they are family. Could not ask for more!
Olivia D. Marquez
Olivia D. Marquez
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Yesterday was my sons first check up with Dr. Hong and he had a great experience. He said everyone was really nice And he can’t wait to go back!

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Crowns

  • Root Canal Therapy – With this treatment, our endodontist at Los Angeles Center for Endodontics will enter the root canal through the crown of the tooth to remove the infected pulp. Sometimes, this non-surgical option is not effective because the infection is located further down in the root of the tooth. If this is the case, the tooth requires root canal surgery.
  • Root Canal Surgery – Surgery allows an endodontic specialist to treat an infection that is further down in the root of the tooth. This is possible because in root canal surgery the specialists enter the root canal through the gum tissue. Both are important and effective endodontic treatments to help save patients’ natural teeth.

Whenever possible, an endodontist will try to perform typical root canal therapy. However, we recommend root canal surgery when root canal therapy is not possible. The main reason root canal therapy is often not possible is because the infection is located in the furthest tip of the tooth’s root. This leads to inflammation of the tissues or damage of the surrounding bone. Root canal surgery will be necessary to treat the infection at the tip of the root, as opposed to entering through the crown of the tooth with root canal therapy. If you have a tooth infection, your specialist at Los Angeles Center for Endodontics will talk you through the options and course of treatment to get you back to full health and comfort.

If root canal surgery is the recommended option, your endodontist will walk you through the procedure so you can be confident and comfortable with the treatment before you start.

On the day of your appointment, we administer proper anesthesia to the tooth and surrounding tissues so that you feel comfortable while the doctor performs the minor surgery on the gingiva. A very small incision is made at the base of the tooth, and the infected tissue is removed. Entering via the gums through root canal surgery allows the endodontist to remove the infected tip of the tooth’s root. This root canal treatment may take one appointment, and they typically last about 60 minutes along with an additional follow-up visit.

Root canal surgery and root canal therapy have a reputation of being painful. However, the patients of Los Angeles Center For Endodontics often report very little pain. The doctor uses anesthesia to numb the area prior to the microsurgery and gives proper medication to reduce any pain post-procedure. If you’re concerned about your root canal treatment or surgery, talk with your specialist at Los Angeles Center for Endodontics. Keep in mind, that we are able to adjust medications and ensure that you know exactly what to expect.

Most patients are able to return to their everyday activities the next day after root canal surgery. For a few days, the tissue around the treated area will feel sensitive, depending on the severity of the infection. Over the next few months, your bone will gradually heal around the end of the tooth’s root. However, patients generally only experience mild pain post-treatment.

Yes and no.

Once you have a root canal infection, it will not go away on its own. It is important to see a specialist as soon as possible if symptoms occur. Early intervention will help prevent the infection from becoming worse. If left untreated, the infection can reach the tooth’s roots or the jaw bone and further complications can occur.

However, the only way to avoid root canal treatment altogether is by not getting an infection in the first place. The best way to prevent infection is to maintain regular dental hygiene. We recommend doing the following daily:

  • Brushing
  • Flossing
  • Using Mouthwash
  • In addition, be sure to visit your dentist for regular cleanings.

Schedule a Consultation

Our doctors are skilled at providing dental fillings painlessly and even enjoyably. Schedule a consultation with us today and we will help you set the best foundations for your child’s oral health.