West Orange Gum Disease Treatment

Healthy gums, happy smiles

Tailored dental treatment for children

Safe, soothing sedation options

Friendly and comfortable office

Professional care for patients with specific needs

40+ years nourishing young smiles

Expert care for young gums at every stage

Healthy gums are the foundation of a great smile. Our West Orange gum disease treatment combines fun, educational approaches with expert dental care.

We specialize in gentle gum care and reinforcing proper hygiene habits that are key to your child’s oral health. Our friendly, experienced staff provides personalized care tailored to your child’s needs, including those with special needs. If advanced care is needed, we coordinate with periodontists to ensure comprehensive treatment.

Find out how we can keep your child’s gums healthy. Request an appointment today.

Questions about West Orange gum disease treatment for children

What is gum disease, and how can it affect my child?

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can impact the overall health of your child’s teeth and gums. It’s important to address it early to prevent further complications, and that’s where our expertise comes in.

What signs of gum disease should I look out for in my child?

Be attentive to symptoms like redness, swelling, or bleeding during brushing. Persistent bad breath can also be a sign. Early detection is key to effective treatment.

How do you treat gum disease in children?

We start with improving oral hygiene practices. We might involve a periodontist to ensure comprehensive care for more serious cases.

Can gum disease be prevented?

Yes, most gum disease can be prevented with regular dental visits and proper at-home care like brushing and flossing. We focus on educating both parents and children on the best practices.

How do you accommodate children with special needs?

Each child receives care customized to their needs. We strive to create a calming environment and provide sedation options if necessary to ensure a comfortable experience.

Caring for your child’s present and future smile

Our approach to gum disease treatment isn’t just about temporary fixes — it’s about setting up smiles for life. Our team explains treatments in engaging, child-friendly language and offers tailored advice to parents on maintaining optimal oral health at home. Our goal is to make dental care a natural part of your child’s daily routine.

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Do you accept my insurance?

Our team is here to assist you in understanding your insurance coverage and providing a clear cost breakdown. We accept a variety of payment methods, including CareCredit, to ease access to necessary treatments.

*Dr. Persily, our orthodontist, does not participate in Aetna or Cigna.

Stories That Make Us Smile


“Dr. Iva Leroy was very thorough and attentive to my daughter. She also gave me much insightful information on how I can improve my child’s oral care.”

– Shari G.

Why your child will love us

At Dentistry for Children of West Essex, every dental visit is a reason for joy. Our friendly and skilled team is committed to making each visit a positive, exciting experience.

We offer personalized, gentle care that makes dental visits fun and empowering. For anxious children or those with special needs, we provide sedation options to make treatments comfortable and stress-free. Our approachable and professional atmosphere ensures that every visit helps your child towards a healthier smile.

Ready to get started?

  1. Call (973) 731-2468 to schedule an appointment
  2. We’ll make sure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  3. Get your child ready for a positive dental experience.


Thu: 8:00am-6:00pm
Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am-2:00pm
Sun: Closed

Healthy Smiles Last Forever!

Book an appointment with us — we are excited to meet you and your child!