Children and Orthodontics
If your kids have a set of crooked teeth, crossbites, or protruding front teeth correcting it with orthodontics treatment as early as ages 6 or 7 while the teeth are still developing and the jaw is still growing can help save their beautiful smile. Orthodontics can straighten out crooked teeth making brushing and flossing easier among the little ones. Keep teeth and gums healthy as orthodontics help remove oral debris before it turns into plaque.
Since children have different reactions to the procedure, making them comfortable is our utmost priority. Some children may resist as they come to the visit and receive care but we at Eagle Harbor Dental are always patient and compassionate to help take their worries away!
Helping Kids Overcome Fear of Dentists
If your little one needs to have dental work but he seems terrified and uncomfortable, we are well-versed in the fine art of making children comfortable and keeping them entertained. Effective visits can be achieved once children are in their comfortable state. We have televisions in the ceilings to keep kids entertained while we focus on their teeth. In extreme cases, we can administer nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, so that they can still receive the oral care they need without the extra stress. helping to establish trust and mitigate their worries.
Braces for Children
Eagle Harbor Dental offers Invisalign® clear aligners that can straighten teeth as effective as braces. The aligners are removable making it easier for your kids to maintain good oral hygiene. Invisalign is clear so your kids wouldn’t have to worry about it being noticeable. Thousands of orthodontists now are using aligners to treat various teeth alignment issues.
If you need an effective and comfortable orthodontics treatment for your child, visit us and experience the benefits of orthodontics.
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I bring my child in for braces?
Does my child still need dental checkups every six months if they have braces?
Will my child still be able to play a musical instrument or sport with braces?
Does my child really need braces or will their teeth straighten as they grow?
Meet Dr. Standish & Dr. Kelly
Dr. Standish has been serving Clay County patients at Eagle Harbor Dental for over 30 years. In 2013, his daughter, Dr. Kelly, joined the practice and they’ve been creating beautiful smiles together ever since. With extensive educations and memberships, our dentists are the best that Fleming Island has to offer.
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“I came to see Dr. Standish on the recommendation of my grandmother and mother. Dr. Standish also made me feel welcome and answered all my questions. Eagle Harbor Dental is truly our family's dental choice for all dental needs. P.S. They have the MOST comfortable dental chairs I have ever sat in!”
“From the Front Desk to the Dental Assistants - Eagle Harbor Dental is the epitome of what and how a dentist should be. The trust we feel for the staff and Dentist at this office are UNBELIEVABLE! We just wanted to THANK them in writing so our whole world knows JUST HOW GREAT THEY ARE!!”
“Been going to see Dr. Standish for many years. My teeth were a mess when I first started and now I have no issues. I'm 67 years old, I have all my own teeth, and I'm good to go for a long time. Never thought it would be that way. Along with the great dental care comes the great people that work there.”
“What makes Eagle Harbor Dental amazing is the people who are awesome at what they do. The staff that work there actually make me look forward to going to the dentist. I moved to a different county, but still make the drive.”
“The dentist used to be my least favorite place to go. I have been so blessed to find Dr. Standish & Dr. Kelly. They are phenomenal. I recommend them to anyone looking for a competent, professional, gentle and caring dentist! You will not be disappointed when you go there.”
“Eagle harbor Dental is such so amazing, I have been going there for a while now and I have had alit if Work done recently. Everyone is so friendly and my dental hygienist which I see every time I go is amazing! She always makes me feel so comfortable. Thank you for being so great! ”
“Dr. Standish is a remarkable Dentist and he has an incredible staff. He has a wonderful personality and his staff follow his example. His office is very high tech, but he likes to refer to himself as "an old school Dentist".”
“I am happy to have found Eagle Harbor Dental, and their great team. My first visit was to outline options for some dental work and they were very thorough in talking through options and next steps.”
“I had Dr. Standish recommended to me and I was immediately pleased with the recommendation, and the service received. Nice staff, lovely premises. treatments suggestions gone over thoroughly but nothing *pushed* on you. I definitely plan to continue coming here.”
“Been going there for ever. Even the people I have referred love them. They are friendly, professional and very knowledgeable about what they do. They have state of the art equipment which make procedures a breeze. Dr. Standish knows that I have had some work done.”
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