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Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry In Massachusetts

Impacting Lives One Smile At A Time

Parents frequently ask us when a child’s first dental appointment should take place. At Future of Dentistry, we recommend you schedule this visit after the first tooth arrives and before the child’s first birthday. This is consistent with the American Dental Association’s recommendation.

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Schedule your visit at one of our 4 locations in Massachusetts; Billerica, Dracut, North Andover, and Wakefield.

We call this the “Happy Visit!” It is vital that children start their early dental experiences with fun, easy, non-threatening visits. Our dental hygienists are great with the little ones. At our dental center, your children will learn about the suction (“Mr. Thirsty”), the water squirter, the bright light, and, if they are ready for it, the tickling toothbrush.

Teaching The Importance Of Oral Health At A Young Age

A great way to gradually introduce your children to the dentist is to bring them along on your dental visit! By doing so, you give your child the chance to get acclimated to the dental environment. Parents can play a big part in showing that going to the dentist isn’t something to be afraid of.

By making every experience a positive one, you can help ensure that going to the dentist will never be something your child avoids because of fear. This also allows our dentists to begin checking your children’s teeth early, to ensure that they are practicing good brushing and oral care.

At Future of Dentistry, we understand your concern for your child’s oral health. We will help you make the right choices to ensure that your child has a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile for years to come!

Essential At-Home Dental Care Habits To Develop

Here are some things you and your child can do at home to maintain oral health and make your dentist visits that much smoother!

  • Brush your teeth 2 times a day.
  • Floss every day.
  • Eat nutritious foods.
  • Cut down on sugary beverages.

We invite all parents to help their children develop good eating and cleaning habits early in life, so they can continue to enjoy great health well into adulthood.

Athletic Mouth Guards

Every child who plays sports should have a customized mouth guard. Research shows custom-fit mouth guards help prevent concussions and other head injuries, in addition to protecting the teeth. Ask our staff how custom guards make a difference — and ask about our programs to help make sports guards affordable for local families.

Dental Sealants

Looking for a little extra help keeping bacteria and plaque buildup at bay? Dental sealants may be the answer.

Sealants act as a shield against all sorts of harmful substances that can get stuck in between and along the surface of your teeth. They’re a great preventative measure for children and teenagers struggling with good oral cleaning habits.

The sealant itself is a thin, clear plastic coating that is painted onto the surface of the teeth and in all the little grooves where bacteria loves to collect. Sealants are particularly advantageous for the back teeth, specifically molars and premolars.

Sealant Procedure

The dental sealant procedure is quick and painless, with no anesthesia, shots, or enamel removal required. The teeth are cleaned with a special gel to ensure all debris has been removed for the sealant is placed. Once the sealant is applied, we use a bright curing light to speed up the hardening process.

One set of sealants can last upwards of ten years! They are a safe, effective defense against decay.

Invest In Your Child’s Health

We at Future of Dentistry are excited to get your children started down the path of great oral hygiene. To learn more about our pediatric services, visit our office!

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Mayle PachecoMayle Pacheco
14:46 22 Sep 22
My first visit was excellent! The staff is amazing and the work is very professional. I was seen by the hygienist, Lori for my cleaning and she is the best! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a new dental office!
Kendall BodenraderKendall Bodenrader
15:46 01 Sep 22
I absolutely hate going to the dentist it’s one of my biggest fears and causes me a lot of anxiety and this office worked with me and was very understanding. My hygienist was awesome Lori, and the dentist himself was great as well, super nice! I also was given a referral to Dr. Denis who was also very nice!
robert silvarobert silva
23:41 26 Aug 22
I have been coming here for many years and receiving excellent services, but this new team of doctors, hygienist and all staff members are the next level of dentistry. And these are the reasons why:1) Great customer service2) Care given to all their patients is the top priority3) Hygienist, Lori, is very thorough, she takes my blood pressure, checks my thyroid etc.,takes the time to answer all my questions, gives me tips and tools to use so that I can navigate my way for healthier results.4) Dental health is a very important part of our total overall health.5) I would recommend The Willows Dental Group to my friends and family to this great team of professionals.With Gratitude,Cecile LaRoche
Michael GillespieMichael Gillespie
12:51 25 Aug 22
I haven’t been to the dentist office for a long time. I have to say they are the best I’ve been to in my lifetime. They explain everything. Very trustworthy. Loree is the best. She’s very thorough and very informative. I would recommend anyone who needs dental work or is hesitant to go this is the place. The receptionist Connie was extremely helpful as well. They go above and beyond. Very happy 😃
Lyndsay DowdLyndsay Dowd
00:06 18 Aug 22
Lori the hygienist was lovely, professional and a fellow lefty! She made my visit a pleasure. Dr. Dennis is thorough and pleasant.
Ariel DupontAriel Dupont
20:02 27 Jul 22
I had my first appointment with Willows after attending their sister location in Wakefield. Lori was incredibly professional and made efforts to make me feel as comfortable as possible. I had a great experience and will be attending again.
J BoJ Bo
20:40 25 Jul 22
I'm not sure who likes going to the dentist.. but due to childhood trauma caused by a dentist I hate it.. at my last cleaning they pointed out I needed a deep cleaning.. which involve two separate appointments..all my phobias kicked in.. today was the first of two appointments.. and I told the hygienist my fears.. and that she was basically gonna decide if I come back for the second procedure or stop going to the dentist all together.. my hygienist Lori was amazing (the Best ever) . She understood what I went thru as a child and did everything she could to make me comfortable.. the procedure was painless and I can't believe I would ever say this.. but enjoyable.... My next appointment is Monday.. and I won't lose sleep the night before like I did last night... Thank you so much Lori!!!! You have made me feel comfortable in an environment I have hated my entire life... Can't say enough about Lori!!!!
Ed LongEd Long
15:37 21 Jul 22
Great place. Everyone is very nice and knowledgeable. Making an appointment was easy and they take the time to explain everything. Highly recommend
Steve GoldSteve Gold
00:31 12 Jul 22
From the moment I walked through the door, I was greeted with enthusiastic and very welcoming "Good Mornings." My wait time was less than 5 minutes. They still wear masks which is very comforting. Jess took me in and prepped me for my procedures. She was warm and gentle and set me at ease immediately. Dr. Denis handled my procedure. The two of them were very in-sync and they have a very calming repartee together. The entire procedure lasted for about 40 minutes. No pain. No strain. Dr. Denis uses this piece that he fits into your mouth to keep it opened. I've never had that before but it's awesome. He was thorough and before I knew it, we were done. Overall, an excellent experience at a top notch facility.
Karolina CostaKarolina Costa
23:37 28 Jun 22
Very friendly staff and I was very satisfied with the quality of their services.
kiana moranokiana morano
00:47 25 Jun 22
Everyone at Willows is friendly and genuinely kind. My procedure was painless and they had me out in no time at all
Masood SheikhMasood Sheikh
02:02 24 Jun 22
I am greatly impressed by Dr. Denis Jakuj's effort and caring. I highly recommend him for dental care.
Genevieve DesaulniersGenevieve Desaulniers
00:37 22 Jun 22
We always have such a wonderful experience here. Front staff are always helpful and courteous, hygienists are great with my kiddos, and I feel so comfortable with their continued attention to COVID precautions. We won’t go anywhere else!
Magdalena GyftopoulosMagdalena Gyftopoulos
00:16 24 Feb 22
Dr Jakuj has done a great job of helping me prioritize various dental issues. Over the past year and a half, I have finally been able to to deal with some things that I had let go for too long. The whole staff is really nice and professional and my anxiety about dentist appointments has lessened.
Martin ZweigMartin Zweig
01:27 18 Feb 22
Friendly staff, modern equipment, careful attention and good advice.
Keanu ShurdhaKeanu Shurdha
02:56 15 Feb 22
I had a great experience at Willows Dental Group, I was there about a week ago and It was a peasant visit from the start. The office was very organized and the dentists along with their assistances were all very helpful and nice. I went for a cleaning and in the same day they also filled out a cavity for me, I highly recommend this place.
Analise NicolosiAnalise Nicolosi
02:01 26 Jan 22
This was my first time at the dentist in a while, I was very nervous. Michelle put me right at ease. She was very personable and thorough. Her along with the rest of the staff relaxed me with their professionalism and bedside manner. Will definitely be returning for all my future dental needs/visits.
Sue HallSue Hall
10:50 10 Dec 21
I don't usually leave reviews, but I went to this practice for a second opinion and found them to be exceptional. The staff are friendly, efficient and accommodating and Dr Jakuj explained the services I needed so that I was comfortable with my decision to move forward. I will not hesitate to highly recommend them to friends and family.
Zak GravesZak Graves
16:26 29 Nov 21
I had a great first experience! My cleaning was with Cassie she is the best! Dr Denis clearly explained any future treatment and Kerry at the front was great with helping with my insurance questions. Thank you guys! 5 stars all around.
Happy TailsHappy Tails
18:23 23 Nov 21
Best Dentist Ever!!!Very informative spend time educating me, his X-ray images were superior to my past dentist.he gave he possible to probable diagnose, to help make my decision, I had went there for a 3rd opinion and definitely to smartest of the three, he knew his stuff. And I would want him doing my future work even though I love my past dentist, and the staff they were just a step above Jackie the tech was fantastic very helpful. Ty Steve
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