Cosmetic Care

A Great Smile


A beautiful smile is not only great for your child’s oral health—it’s also an amazing confidence booster. So many kids hide their smiles because they are afraid of showing any imperfections, such as crooked teeth, discoloration, or gaps. A nice smile helps build self-esteem and boost confidence. It also helps instill healthy oral health habits so that your child will want to maintain their beautiful smile.

If your child feels self-conscious about their smile, there are many ways to make improvements. Pediatric Dental Specialists–Kearney provides a comprehensive range of high-quality cosmetic dental treatments. We tailor treatment specifically to your child’s needs. From tooth-colored fillings to dental crowns, our experienced team can help to transform your child’s smile into one they cannot wait to show off.

Tooth-Colored Fillings


Tooth-colored fillings are great for discreetly repairing cavities. They are undetectable to the naked eye and blend in perfectly to create a natural-looking smile. A tooth-colored filling involves the application of a composite resin material to the damaged tooth after all decay has been removed. Once set, it provides support to the remaining natural tooth structure. With a tooth-colored filling, your child can keep smiling brightly. And you, as a parent, can rest in the fact that your child has a healthy smile.

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My son's first visit was amazing, front staff were super sweet, dental nurse was amazing with him. Both dentist and assistant were informative and provided great care. They were gentle and spoke to him in a caring manner so he would understand.


Dental Crowns


Pediatric Dental Specialists–Kearney use both tooth-colored crowns and stainless steel crowns. Tooth-colored crowns are especially popular from an aesthetic point of view, given they match so nicely with a patient’s natural smile.

We use crowns to cover teeth that are decayed or damaged beyond what a filling can effectively handle. They provide much-needed stability to prevent further damage or breakage. They also help to improve the smile cosmetically as they restore the shape of the natural tooth. We make sure every dental crown fits perfectly for optimal comfort and function. Once treatment is complete, your child will be able to chew, eat, and smile as normal.

Teeth Whitening


Tooth discoloration can happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it occurs because of inadequate brushing, where accumulated plaque and tartar lead to staining. Other times discoloration happens due to acidic beverages or foods. Calcium deficiencies, vitamin deficiencies, weak enamel, medications, and illnesses can also be culprits.

Teens can become very self-conscious about discoloration. Teeth whitening can be life-changing for a teen who wants a brighter, healthier-looking smile. At Pediatric Dental Specialists–Kearney, we offer in-office teeth whitening as well as custom whitening trays your child can use in the comfort of your own home. To inquire whether teeth whitening is a good option for your child, contact our friendly team today.

Pediatric Partial Dentures


Pediatric partial dentures are exactly as their name suggests: They are just like adult partial dentures, but designed specifically for kids. We may make these when a child has one or more missing baby teeth due to injury, genetic conditions, or illness. Pediatric partial dentures are temporary, removable appliances that fill those spaces while looking and feeling natural.

Having pediatric partial dentures can greatly improve the development of the jaw and tissue in the mouth. It enables normal chewing function for adequate nutrition. Speech development in patients who have prematurely lost baby teeth also improves thanks to partial dentures. Aside from the many functional benefits that pediatric partial dentures provide, they also can greatly improve a child’s confidence and self-esteem. It can be difficult as a young child with missing teeth when all of your friends have their teeth intact. The partial dentures will help them smile brightly again until their adult teeth emerge and replace them.

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My son's first visit was amazing, front staff were super sweet, dental nurse was amazing with him. Both dentist and assistant were informative and provided great care. They were gentle and spoke to him in a caring manner so he would understand.


There are options for that unexpected dental procedure.

With or without insurance, we want to help you make getting the dental care your child needs easy.

We work with your insurance to maximize your benefits.

No insurance? We also accept other forms of payment such as credit cards, cash, and check. We also accept CareCredit which offers flexible monthly payments, with zero interest for six or 12 months on larger charges.

At Pediatric Dental Specialists–Kearney, we keep your children smiling!

There are many cosmetic dental treatments suitable for children. From teeth whitening to pediatric partial dentures, our team at Pediatric Dental Specialists of Kearney is specially trained to provide the exceptional dental care you want for your most precious people.

If you would like to discuss cosmetic dental options for your family, contact our friendly team at Pediatric Dental Specialists of Kearney today to make an appointment. We will gladly provide you with further information about your available options and develop a treatment for your child.