Pediatric Dentist

Truth & Laughter Dentistry

Asma Muzaffar, DDS, MPH, MS

General Dentistry located in Midtown, New York City, NY

When it’s time to take your child to the dentist, you need to make sure you’re working with someone highly trained and experienced in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Asma Muzaffar has worked extensively with children since 2007 and has taken extra steps to ensure Truth & Laughter Dentistry in New York City, New York, is a mercury and BPA-free dental practice. Learn more about pediatric dentistry services by calling the practice, or schedule your appointment online. Appointments are available after work hours and on weekends for your convenience!

Pediatric Dentist Q & A

What is a pediatric dentist?

When it comes to providing dental care for children, you have to work with a dentist you can trust will put your child at ease. It is also important that your provider educates your child about the importance of oral health. These are key to the role of a pediatric dentist -- a dental professional with specialized training in the field of dentistry for younger patients.

Pediatric dentists know how to evaluate your child’s oral health to make sure their teeth are emerging properly and that there are no signs of cavities. Dr. Muzaffar’s team is also trained to provide treatments that keep your child’s teeth clean and reduce the risk of gum disease at every age.

What types of services does your pediatric dentist provide?

Dr. Muzaffar has more than a decade of experience working as a pediatric dentist and provides several services that will keep your child smiling with confidence. Pediatric dentistry services include:

  • Teeth cleanings
  • Digital X-rays
  • Sealants
  • Tooth extractions
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Bite alignment
  • Root canals
  • Crowns
  • Patient education

What can I expect with a pediatric dentist?

Dr. Muzaffar and her team are compassionate and caring in everything they do. Their approach will allow your child to always feels well taken care of. Dr. Muzaffar understands children need to develop healthy habits and a positive view of dental visits at an early age, so she and her team work hard to ensure every visit is as stress-free and informative as possible.

Whether your child has a toothache or needs to have their first dental cleaning, Dr. Muzaffar and her team have the experience and knowledge to take care of your children from the day their first tooth appears up until their teen years and beyond.

How often should my children see a pediatric dentist?

The American Dental Association recommends visiting the dentist at least once every six months for a checkup. This schedule allows Dr. Muzaffar to monitor the health of your teeth and gums closely. This also affords you the chance to get a basic teeth cleaning.

Your child will get accustomed to the dental office and get more comfortable in the dentist’s chair when you bring them to the office consistently. Dr. Muzaffar has availability to match your and your child's schedule conveniently on weekends and during evening hours. To schedule your child’s first appointment, or to continue his or her care with Dr. Muzaffar, call the office or book online today.