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55 North Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
(801) 519-2222

Your Pediatric Dentist in Salt Lake City

Your child is a unique and wonderful individual, and so is their smile. At Rose Park Pediatric Dentistry, we combine fun, expertise, and education to help give your kid a positive experience every time they visit. We have four pediatric dentists on our team, which means you can schedule simultaneous appointments for your children, saving you both time and money. Our friendly team works with children ranging from ages 18 months to 18 years old. We welcome all children, including those with special needs.

Our dental practice is conveniently located on North Redwood Road, and we proudly serve the residents of Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas.

If you are looking for a dental team that puts the needs of your child first, then we are the place for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


Our Dental Services for Kids

We understand you want to create a sense of routine to help your child feel less anxious when they have dental visits, which is why we strive to offer an array of services under one roof. By providing comprehensive dental care, your child will be able to enjoy an office and team they are familiar with. You can trust we have your little one's best at heart, and we will only recommend treatments they need. Our services include:

Your child's smile is as unique as a fingerprint, and we craft a treatment plan tailored to their specific needs and smile development. Our friendly team also monitors for any orthodontic needs, and we have a trusted orthodontist in office who will help with those treatments. We encourage you to ask questions and share your concerns, and we are happy to provide all of the answers and information you need to make an informed decision regarding your kid's oral health.

A Kid-Friendly Environment

pediatric dentist in Salt Lake CityChildren are observant and respond to their environment. This is why we have created a welcoming and engaging office to spark their interest. From the moment you walk into our dental practice, you will discover a warm and friendly environment. One of our compassionate teammates will greet you and your child, assist you through the check-in process, and guide you to our waiting area.

We use age-appropriate language to explain to your child the procedure and the tools we use to keep their smile healthy and beautiful. Our team genuinely cares about helping your little ones have a good experience, so we combine our quality services with a gentle chairside manner to maximize their comfort.

Alleviating Anxiety

We understand children can suffer from dental anxiety and fear, especially during their first few visits. This is why our dental team does everything possible to help your little ones feel safe and calm at all times. For those children who need a little help relaxing or for some with special needs, we offer nitrous oxide, oral sedation, or IV sedation, depending on the situation and service.

Your Gentle Dentist in Salt Lake City

Finding a dentist who takes the time to get to know and understand your child so that they feel welcome and appreciated does not have to be difficult. At Rose Park Pediatric Dentistry, our compassionate team puts the needs of your child first. Whether your little one is ready for their first visit, where we introduce them to the office and the team, or your teen needs a filling, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


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Dr. Ryan Johansen and his team address the dental health of children, adolescents and even young infants whose first teeth have appeared. Though we encourage you to schedule with our pediatric dentist ahead of time, we also encourage you to contact us for emergency dental care in Salt Lake City, Utah. If you need immediate care, reach out to Rose Park Pediatric Dentistry at 801-519-2222. Detailed below are some of the most common childhood dental emergencies, in addition to helpful advice on how to deal with them. Toothache ...

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