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The Pediatric Dentistry Clinic is designed to provide comprehensive treatment and emergency care for the child patient under faculty supervision. The Pediatric Dentistry Clinic accepts patients ranging from age 3 years-old to 13 years-old. Older patients are referred to the adult clinic groups.

Overview of pediatric services

The Pediatric Dentistry Clinic provides services by both faculty and pre-doctoral dental students.

Services provided by faculty include consultations and complete dental treatment under general anesthesia. General anesthesia cases are performed under an agreement with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Services provided by students include:

  • Exam/treatment plan
  • Oral hygiene instructions
  • Caries preventive techniques such as sealants and fluorides
  • Restorative procedures (silver and white fillings)
  • Stainless steel crowns
  • Root canals for children
  • Emergency appointments (trauma, pain due to dental infections)
  • Space maintenance

Special cases

Young children with extensive dental needs are referred to Children’s Hospital for completion of treatment.

Dental plan coverage

The Pediatric Dentistry Clinic accepts Doral United, SEDA, and straight T-19 dental plans. We also accept Delta Dental Plan but only for Marquette employees.

Emergency dental care for children

During clinic hours

Patients are to call the pediatric clinic coordinator at (414) 288-7273; appointments are handled upon daily student availability.

After clinic hours

Patients of record who have an emergency after clinic hours should call (414) 288-6790.

Hours of operation

Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Making an appointment

Appointments for an initial examination can be made by calling the Pediatric clinic coordinator at (414) 288-7273.