Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates, LLC

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Pediatric Dentistry in Toms River, Manahawkin, and Cream Ridge, NJ

At Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates, we agree with The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) when they recommend you find your child’s “Dental Home” by age one or when the first tooth emerges, whichever occurs first. It has been shown that establishing your child’s “Dental Home” provides the opportunity to implement preventive dental health habits that keep a child free from dental/oral disease.  focuses on prevention, early detection, and treatment of dental diseases. We work to keep current on the latest advances in dentistry for children, and our services reflect just that.

The goal at is to help all children feel good about visiting the dentist and educate them on how to care for their teeth. From our fun office designs to our communication style, our main concern is what is best for your child.

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

A Pediatric Dentist completes two additional years of training after completing dental school. These years are spent in a post-doctoral graduate residency program learning how to address and manage the unique challenges associated with treating infants, children and adolescents.  Some of which include early childhood development, child psychology, growth and development and behavioral management.

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