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Our office provides specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a warm, caring and "child-friendly" environment. As pediatric dentists, our 2-3 years of additional training after dental school has prepared us for the unique dental needs of each child we serve. We focus on preventive care to help each child grow a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Our office serves infants, children, teens and children with special health care needs in Sunnyvale, TX and the surrounding cities of Mesquite and Forney.

Dr. Joel Shields - Pediatric Dentist serving Sunnyvale, Mesquite and Forney

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Dr. Shields philosophy, "first visit by first birthday" sums it up. Getting an early start in regular dental care is an important step on the road to teaching your child healthy life time habits. The first dental visit should occur shortly after the first tooth erupts between 6 to 12 months of age. Beginning tooth and mouth examinations early may lead to detection of early stages of tooth decay that can be easily treated. We are concerned about your child total health care. Good oral health is an important part of total health. Establishing us as your child's Dental Home provides us the opportunity to implement preventative dental health habits that can keep a child healthy and safe for a lifetime.

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about our practice

As a pediatric office, we specialize in treating infants, children and teenagers. Our commitment is to help your son or daughter keep an attractive, healthy smile for a lifetime. We pride ourselves on preventing dental problems, protecting children's overall health, and creating a relaxed and dental-friendly experience.

Our goal is to help make your child's dental care as easy, comfortable and enjoyable as possible. We feature a pleasant environment, concerned staff and state-of-the-art equipment. Our play area with children books, toys, PlayStation, Xbox and DVDs will help your child enjoy our practice.

We encourage you to be a part of our dental health team, working with us to protect the health of your child. We will be counting on you to give your child encouragement in good dental care at home, as well as share with us your questions and concerns. If your child is anxious about dentistry, medically compromised, or faces developmental challenges, we are an excellent choice for dental care. Our training, experience and dedication will help your child get needed care in the most supportive positive way.

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It was so great to see all the same smiling faces still there from when I was younger. Great Job Dr. Shields!

I love it there at your office. All of you are so sweet and caring! I am so glad I found such a good dentist for my girls

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Joel B. Shields, DDS, PC
192 S Collins Rd #102
Sunnyvale, TX 75182
Ph: 972-270-7535
Fax: 972-682-3938
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