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Pediatric Dentistry

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Texas School of Dentistry is concerned with childhood growth and development, causes of disease and prevention, child psychology, and highly-specialized techniques specific to the treatment of children. The department is committed to teaching students and residents how to deal specifically with children, concentrating on their particular issues and using a variety of techniques for easing children's fears and improving communication.

Information for Patients

UTSD Student Clinics (dental students under faculty supervision)
UT School of Dentistry, First Floor
7500 Cambridge St., Houston, Texas
Care for children 5-12 years of age
Appointments & Policies
Patient Forms

UTSD Postgraduate Pediatric Dentistry Clinic (dental residents and faculty)
Houston Medical Center Building
6655 Travis, Suite 460, Houston, Texas
Care for children birth to 18 years
Appointments & Policies
Patient Forms

UTHealth Greenspoint Clinic (dental residents and faculty)
Inside The Center for Children and Women
700 N. Sam Houston Parkway West, Houston, Texas


Emergencies and After-Hours Care

(During regular office hours: Monday-Thursday 8-5; Friday 8-12)

(After hours)

Please explain your need to the Memorial Hermann page operator, who will then notify the pediatric dentist on call to phone you as soon as possible. If treatment is needed, you will be asked to go to the Children’s Memorial Hermann Emergency Department , where your child will be seen by the on-call pediatric dentist.

Dental Emergencies: What to Do at Home