Dental Second Opinions

Dental Second Opinions

date: 06.08.2023


Dr. Lara Saleh

Lara Saleh, DDS, MS, is a board-certified, award-winning pediatric dentist and the Founder & Owner of Dr Toothfairy. Dr. Saleh is fluent in English, Arabic, and French. She is also the mother of two wonderful young children and loves helping them, and all of her young patients achieve lifelong oral health.

Unsure About Your Child’s Dental  Diagnosis, Treatment Plan or Procedure?

Taking care of your child’s oral health is of utmost importance, and choosing the right dental provider is a critical decision for the years to come. As a responsible parent, you must be careful when selecting a dental care provider for your child. However, in some cases, you may need a dental second opinion to ensure the best possible outcome for your child’s oral health. In this blog post, we will share with you why dental second opinions are important for your child’s oral health.

A Fresh Perspective

When it comes to dental care, a second opinion from another pediatric dentist can be helpful. It brings in a fresh set of eyes and a new perspective that can be ideal when deciding on a dental procedure or a treatment plan. This new perspective helps to confirm that the dental procedure is the right one for the child and makes sure the treatment is effective in the long-term.

Confirming Diagnosis

Sometimes, a diagnosis from a single dentist can be mistaken or misdiagnosed. In such instances, getting a pediatric dentistry second opinion can help confirm or challenge the dentist’s diagnosis. As a parent, it’s important to know that your child’s oral health is in good hands, and that their diagnosis is accurate. This way, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are making the right choice for your child’s dental health.

Alternative Treatment Options

A second opinion can help you and your child understand various treatment options available to remedy the dental problem. If the dentist’s current treatment plan does not work out for your child, then a second opinion may be needed. This way, you can openly discuss with the dentist and evaluate alternative options for your child’s oral health.

Confidence in the Final Decision

Dental procedures involving young children must be carefully considered. When obtaining a dental second opinion, you can make an informed decision that you fully trust. This boosts your confidence and helps reassure you that your child is receiving the best possible care from the dental health provider.

Ask Dr Toothfairy

Choosing a dental care provider is a serious decision that affects your child’s oral health for years to come. In situations where you are unsure, second opinions ensure that the diagnosis is correct and the treatment options are effective. A second opinion will provide a fresh perspective and ultimately provide you with confidence in your final decision. If you have questions or doubts about a specific treatment decision or problem that pertains to your child’s dental health, Dr Toothfairy will be happy to review your options and provide you with a free second opinion.

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