Pediatric Services

Dr. Alan Cooper believes a trip to the dentist should be fun, lighthearted, and not something to fear. The way your child is exposed to dentistry lays the groundwork for how they view dental care and dental visits for the rest of their lives.

Dr. Cooper and his team loves caring for our patients, and we work hard to make sure each child is spoken to gently, treated with respect, and cared for as if they were our own child. We use simple words to explain procedures to our patients and make sure each parent or guardian is aware of the process as well.


Infant Oral Exam

Studies have shown that the earlier a child receives their first dental exam, the less dental treatment was needed during their youth. Dr. Cooper in Indianapolis recommends oral exams for children when their first tooth erupts.

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Pediatric Cleanings and Exams

Routine cleanings and exams are necessary to make sure your child’s teeth stay healthy throughout childhood. Cooper Dental in Indianapolis, IN recommends two cleanings a year to maintain optimal oral health.

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Digital X-rays

Digital x-rays allow Dr. Alan Cooper to get a view of your child’s teeth and jaws that he can’t see with his eyes while keeping radiation exposure to a minimum.

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Fluoride

Regular fluoride treatments help reduce your child’s risk of developing cavities and can remineralize areas where decay is starting. Cooper Dental believes regular fluoride treatments are an important part of treatment for most children.

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Pediatric Sealants

Sealants help protect your child’s teeth from decay by filling in the grooved biting surfaces of your child’s teeth, making them easier to clean. Dr. Cooper applies this light-cured material in minutes, and the procedure requires no anesthesia.

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 Silver Diamine Fluoride

Silver Diamine Fluoride, or SDF, is a safe, noninvasive treatment that can stop decay in its tracks postponing the need for a permanent restoration, at least for a little while. Dr. Cooper offers Silver Diamine Fluoride treatment in his Indianapolis, IN office.

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Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry includes fillings, crowns, and other procedures that help restore a tooth to its original function. Cooper Dental offers many restorative procedures to help your child smile with confidence!

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Sports Mouthguards

Sports mouthguards prevent dental injuries when worn during contact sports or other potentially dangerous activities. A custom-fit mouthguard made by Cooper Dental can save your child’s teeth and prevent extensive dental treatment.

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

Tooth-colored fillings offer a durable, more natural looking option for your child’s restorations. Made from composite resin, they are strong, durable, and perfect for smaller teeth. Dr. Alan Cooper can help you decide if a tooth-colored filling is right for your child.

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