Your Fayetteville Pediatric Dentist
Meet Dr. Jeff Ward
Dr. Jeff Ward was born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He currently resides in Fayetteville with his wife Jenny, son Blake, and daughter Aubrey. He loves to spend time with his family, hunt, fish, travel, and to cheer for the Razorbacks.
Dr. Ward had the opportunity to work at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis.
Dr. Ward takes an active role in meeting and exceeding the standards of his profession. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He continues to attend pediatric education seminars each year to keep him in the forefront of Pediatric Dentistry.
Board-Certified Fayetteville Pediatric Dentist
Meet Dr. Brian Platt
Dr. Brian Platt, alongside his wife Leah and their two children, George and Libby, has made Northwest Arkansas their cherished home. The family relishes outdoor escapades, travel, and rooting for the Arkansas Razorbacks. With a legacy of dentistry in his family, both his father and his brother are dentists in Arkansas, Dr. Platt is proud to continue the tradition, having trained at institutions like Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Notably, he is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, underscoring his commitment to top-tier dental care.
Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Dental Health
A child's smile is like a budding flower, full of potential and promise. Proper dental care acts as the nurturing soil, ensuring that this smile grows strong and bright. From cavity prevention to guiding oral development, children's dental care is pivotal in shaping not only their radiant smiles but also their long-term approach to dental well-being.
Specialized Care for Young Smiles
Why Choose Pediatric Over General Dentistry?
Pediatric dentists are akin to expert botanists, dedicated to the unique landscape of children's oral health. While all dentists offer valuable care, pediatric dentists undergo additional training to provide a specialized, child-centric experience. At Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Dentistry in Fayetteville, we craft dental experiences that align with the unique needs of children, ensuring each appointment is both beneficial and enjoyable.
Growing Smiles: Guiding Children Through the Seasons of Dental Care
The journey of children's dental care is filled with evolving needs and milestones. At Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Dentistry, we're committed to being the trusted guide for every step, ensuring that each phase is met with the right care, fostering lifelong dental health and radiant smiles:
Infant and Toddler
This foundational phase is all about exploration and setting the stage for future dental health. We offer tender care for the tiniest of smiles, emphasizing a positive first impression of dental visits. From managing teething woes to early cavity prevention and guidance for parents, we lay the groundwork for a lifetime of dental wellness.
As children venture into their pre-teen years, their dental needs evolve. We're by their side, offering treatments like sealants, fluoride applications, and fillings. Beyond the procedures, we focus on instilling confidence and fostering a proactive approach to dental hygiene, empowering them to take charge of their oral health.
Teenage years are a blend of growth, change, and anticipation. Dental care during this phase is multifaceted, catering to both routine pediatric needs and specialized orthodontic challenges. With comprehensive orthodontic options available, we ensure that your teen's smile is not only healthy but also exudes confidence as they step into adulthood.