Practice Terminology

Dear Parents:

In order to improve the chances of your child having a positive experience in our office, we are selective in our use of words. We try to avoid words that scare the child due to previous experiences. Please support us by NOT USING negative words that are often used for dental care. These include:

DON’T USE OUR EQUIVALENT
Needle or shot Sleepy juice
Drill Whistle
Drill on tooth Clean a tooth
Pull or yank tooth Wiggle a tooth out
Decay, cavity Dirty spot
Examination Count teeth
Tooth cleaning Tickle teeth
Explorer Tooth counter
Gas Happy air

This will also help you understand your child’s description of the operative experience (fillings, stainless steel crowns, extractions, etc.). Our intention is not to “fool” the child — it is to create an experience that is positive. We appreciate your cooperation in helping us build a good attitude for your child!

 

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Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed for Lunch 12:00-1:00

Closed Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Huxford and Lockhart Pediatric Dentistry
100 Brandon Road
Suite W
Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 323-9726

Mississippi Dental Association, Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association
Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children
AMERICA'S PEDIATRIC DENTISTS: THE BIG AUTHORITY on little teeth - Active Member

Huxford and Lockhart Pediatric Dentistry - Dr. Mary Paige Huxford and Dr. Tammi Lockhart - serving children in the entire Golden Triangle, Mississippi (Starkville, West Point and Columbus, MS) and surrounding areas.

We accept Cash, Checks, Money Orders, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover

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