Pediatric Dentistry Services

Pediatric dentists with Norton Children’s care for children up to age 17. Our pediatric dentists offer a wide range of services, including dental cleaning, restorations, extractions, dental care for children with special needs and more. Emergency dental care also is available at Norton Children’s Hospital.

Pediatric Dental Care Services

  • Abscess care
  • Cavity (tooth decay) care
  • Dental trauma
  • Malocclusion (crowded or misaligned teeth)
  • Orthodontics
  • Care for children with special needs, including:
    • Antibiotic coverage for patients with heart conditions or immunosuppression
    • Children receiving chemotherapy
    • Infusion of missing clotting factors to allow kids with hemophilia to have dental procedures
  • Soft and hard tissue diseases
  • Anesthesiology and sedation

Collaboration With UofL School of Dentistry for Your Child’s Care

We work with providers from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry to offer highly skilled care for your child. Norton Children’s Hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. These dentists are professors and active researchers helping to advance medical care through clinical research and education.

The Norton Children’s Difference

The care your child needs is close to home at Norton Children’s. With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital is home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery through Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, including a Level 4 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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