Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Our dentists and oral surgeons treat children with special needs and those requiring specialized dental attention. We provide preventive and restorative oral health care for children from infancy through adolescence.

Our Emergency Department has two dental suites for children who have experienced dental trauma. We have the ability to deliver nitrous oxide and perform panorex and intraoral x-rays.

Procedures and treatments include:

  • Cleanings
  • Sealants
  • Teeth restoration and replacement
  • Management of soft- and hard-tissue pathology
  • Pulp therapy
  • Traumatized primary and permanent teeth
  • Sedation for young or uneasy patients
  • Guidance of the developing occlusion

UTHSC Pediatric Dental Clinic 

The UTHSC Pediatric Dental Clinic at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital provides comprehensive dental treatment to the pediatric population and special needs adults using advanced behavior management techniques to ease the child’s experience. They provide services from basic preventive and restorative procedures to more complex procedures that require sedation.

Our oral surgeons offer a broad range of diagnostic and oral and maxillofacial services to children and adolescents requiring expert care. Services include:

Jaw and facial cyst treatments

Craniofacial disorders


Skeletal jay abnormalities

Secondary cleft lip and palate deformities

Maxillofacial trauma


General oral surgery

Why Choose Le Bonheur

At Le Bonheur Children’s, we measure and track our treatment to improve the care we offer families – and to provide a greater level of transparency.

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