Childrens Services

  • Thumb Sucking Appliances

    Thumb sucking in babies and young children is a normal self-soothing behaviour. Thumb sucking in very young children is typically not of concern as most children will outgrow this habit during the preschool years. It's best to get your child to stop sucking before their permanent teeth come in (generally by age 5).
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  • Your Child's First Visit

    At Downtown Dental of Hamilton we strive to make your child’s first visit to the dentist memorable, paving the way for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
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  • Oral Care for Baby & Child

    "Caries control" is a dental term that means controlling the development of dental decay, or cavities. Controlling decay in babies and children is crucial to their overall dental health and is often our focus for our younger patients.
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  • Sports Guards

    A sports guard is designed to protect your child’s teeth from damage while they are playing sports. Generic sports guards are available for purchase at most sports stores, however, they are not fitted to your child’s teeth. A custom-made dental sports guard will provide better protection and comfort because it is custom-fitted to your child’s mouth.
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  • Space Maintainers

    A space maintainer is a small dental appliance used to hold the space created by one or more missing baby teeth until the permanent teeth grow in. A space maintainer is typically necessary when a baby tooth has been removed or fallen out prematurely.
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From Our Team

  • Practicing good oral hygiene at home, combined with twice yearly visits to the dentist, is the key to good oral health.
    - Dr. Amato

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