Our Pediatric Dental Office

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Discover the Castle Creek Difference.

 

Dr. Simkins and his team are dedicated to providing the best care for your child.

 

We treat each child as if they are our own!

 

An atmosphere that ensures a fun and relaxing visit for patients and parents including:

        - Games in the waiting area to play

        - Prizes at the end of the appointment

 

Provide a dental home for your child and instill good oral health habits in your child.

 

Dietary Counseling.

 

On-Call availability for after-hours emergencies.

First Pediatric Dental Visit

 

Dr. Simkins and his team are dedicated to great dental experiences.

 

We, along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, recommend you bring your child in by his or her first birthday.

 

During your first visit, you will meet and talk with one of our assistants, and discuss your child’s unique smile with ways to keep it beautiful for years to come.

 

Depending on the age of your child, he or she will either be given a knee-to-knee examination (where your baby’s head will rest on our doctor’s knee while their body is on your lap) or a regular exam in the doctor’s chair.

 

We request that you complete our Patient Forms prior to arriving for your appointment. Please print them off, and bring them with you to your appointment. Please arrive 15-30 minutes before your first appointment to answer any questions you may have and get your child into our system.

 

Your initial exam will include oral hygiene instructions. In most cases, we will also clean their teeth on this visit, and provide an evaluation that will outline any existing dental problems and proposed treatment.

 

Schedule your child’s first visit today!

Dr. Simkins is a pediatric dentist.  He specializes in the treatment and prevention of dental disease, as well as the overall oral health of children. Through extra years of schooling, training, experience, and certification, a pediatric dentist is uniquely qualified to treat the dental needs of infants, children, adolescents and those with special healthcare needs.

 

Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

 

A pediatric patient not only has a different dentition than adults but he/she may have specific dental and behavioral needs that are unique to a child. These needs may include orthodontics, dental sealants, fluoride applications or home treatments, or just simply education in oral hygiene. In addition to treating existing dental problems, our office focuses on prevention through patient and parent education.

 

We like to feel that you and your child do not come to our office to have their ”cavities fixed” but rather to prevent them. Our mission is to provide all of the educational tools necessary for our patients to enjoy a cavity-free future.

 

What is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist?

 

When a Pediatric Dentist is Board Certified it means that the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry or ABPD certifies that the dental care being provided is based on standards of excellence that lead to high quality oral health care for infants, children, adolescents and patients with special health care needs. Certification by the ABPD provides assurance to the public that a Pediatric Dentist like

Dr. Simkins has successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to the delivery of quality patient care.

Establishing Your Child’s Dental Home

 

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry encourages parents and other care providers to help every child establish a dental home by 12 months of age. Establishing a dental home provides some key components to dental care for your child including...

 

  • Comprehensive oral health care including acute care and preventive services.

  • Individualized preventive dental health program based upon a caries-risk assessment.

  • Anticipatory guidance regarding growth and development.

  • Plan for acute dental trauma (emergencies).

  • Dietary counseling.

  • Referrals to dental specialists when care cannot directly be provided within the dental home.

  • Referral at an age determined by patient, parent, and pediatric dentist.

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Our Pediatric Dental Office

Meet Dr. Simkins

Dr. Boyd Simkins received his bachelors degree from Brigham Young University in 1998, and graduated cum laude from Creighton University Dental School in 2002. He then received his certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Children’s Hosptial of Wisconsin in 2004. Dr. Simkins is Board Certified with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  His education included advanced studies and specialized training in dentistry for children, adolescents and those of all ages with special healthcare needs.  His training also specializes in sedation, anesthesia dentistry, and orthodontics.

 

Dr. Simkins is passionate about helping children, and making their experience as pleasant and fun as possible. He is married and has four children of his own. He loves spending time with his family, playing sports, being outdoors and generally having fun.

 

Castle Creek Pediatric Dentistry is here to fulfill all of your child’s dentistry needs! Castle Creek Pediatric Dentistry in North Ogden UT is dedicated to keeping your children’s teeth clean and healthy and their smiles bright and happy.

 

We proudly serve children of all ages in Northern Utah. We are your go-to clinic for pediatric dentistry out of North Ogden, Utah.

 

Dr. Simkins has completed extra training to give your children the best care possible. Our staff takes care to provide a warm, comfortable and fun atmosphere. No matter the age of your children or whether they have special healthcare needs, they will feel right at home at Castle Creek Pediatric Dentistry in North Ogden & Harrisville UT.

Financing Pediatric Dentistry

 

Costs vary depending on services and treatments completed. We accept cash, personal checks, or major credit cards and offer financing through CareCredit. Payment is due at the time of treatment.

 

Insurance for Pediatric Dentistry

 

We accept most major insurance plans. However, we suggest checking with your insurance company before your scheduled appointment. If you are a new patient, please bring a copy of your insurance card to your first visit. We also work with patients who don’t have dental insurance.

We Are Available

 

Monday - Thursday 8 am - 5 pm

For after hours emergencies, please call and listen

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