Why Choose A Pediatric Dentist?
When it comes to your child's oral health, it's essential to choose a board-certified pediatric dentist like our very own Dr. Milca Mendez-Ceballos! With her extra-special training and expertise, she knows just how to make dental visits a fun, educational, and comfortable experience for kids and families. From their first tooth to their growing grin, Dr. Milca is here to provide gentle and educational care for your little ones. Trust a board-certified pediatric dentist who understands the magic of creating healthy and happy smiles!
Meet Your Child’s Dentist
Dr. Milca Mendez-Ceballos
Get to know Dr. Milca Mendez-Ceballos, our dedicated pediatric dentist who combines her passion for dentistry with a heart for service. Raised in Berks County, she completed her undergraduate studies at Albright College before pursuing her dental degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alongside her studies, Dr. Milca actively engaged in teaching Spanish, leading projects like Give Kid's a Smile, and participating in mission trips to Jamaica.
Through these experiences, Dr. Milca discovered her calling in pediatric dentistry, prompting her to specialize in the field. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, honing her skills and expertise in providing exceptional care for young patients.
When she's not brightening smiles, Dr. Milca enjoys precious moments with her husband Ricardo and their lovable golden-doodle companion, Belle. She finds joy in weightlifting, exploring new places, savoring delicious culinary experiences, and participating in mission trips that allow her to make a difference in the lives of others.
Meet Your PAL's
We aim to establish a joyful and welcoming environment, making each dental visit a personalized and positive experience.
We believe in the value of continuous education, improving our knowledge and skills to deliver excellent care while educating patients and parents about oral health.
We deliver compassionate and high-quality dental care, tailored to the needs and personalities of each child. We show understanding and love, aiming to make everyone feel comfortable and valued.
We are committed to working together as a team, contributing to our community, helping each other and our patients achieve their dreams and setting collaborative goals.
What Patients Can Expect
Dr. Milca Mendez-Ceballos and our warm-hearted team at Pawsitive Pediatric Dentistry are thrilled to welcome your child to their first dental visit!
We understand the importance of creating a comfortable and enjoyable environment, where kids can feel at ease and excited about their oral health. During this special visit, Dr. Milca will take the time to get to know your child, address any concerns, and provide gentle care tailored to their unique needs.
Our goal is to make their first dental experience an unforgettable and positive one, setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Sip on refreshments from our beverage station, relax in our cozy kid's lounge, and discover a world of books for both kids and parents. And don't forget to treat yourself to our delightful MomPops for a sweet treat!
Fun Treatment Rooms
Our treatment rooms are a blast, with TVs and headphones to enjoy favorite shows or movies.
Quiet Infant Rooms
For our littlest ones and their moms, we have peaceful rooms designed with dimmable lights to ensure a calming experience.
Toothbrush Station for Brushing Lessons
Let's master oral care together! Our interactive toothbrush station is the perfect place to learn proper brushing techniques. Our friendly team will guide your child through valuable brushing lessons, ensuring they have the skills for a lifetime of healthy smiles.
Lights, camera, comfort! In our hygiene bay, kids can catch up on their favorite shows with Netflix or Disney+. Equipped with headphones and cozy blankets, we make sure dental visits are as enjoyable and relaxing as can be!
Plus More Fun Moments!
There's always something exciting happening here! We’ll offer your child a popsicle after treatment and encourage them to strike a pose for a quick photo in front of our mural wall. Every visit is guaranteed to be a good time!
Our advanced digital X-rays ensure a quick and comfortable experience for children, with fast image receptors and sensors cutting down exposure time. These X-rays offer improved image clarity for accurate diagnosis while emitting minimal radiation. Additionally, our digital approach is eco-friendly, reducing environmental impact.
At Pawsitive Pediatric Dentistry, we prioritize your child's comfort and well-being. Our specialized pediatric services utilize nitrous oxide (N2O), a safe and effective sedative, to ensure a relaxed dental experience. Known as 'laughing gas', N2O alleviates anxiety, reduces discomfort, and has a quick recovery time, making dental visits pleasant for both children and parents.
From our digital sensors to our restrooms and doors, our office is made with kids in mind! A fun, engaging, and child-friendly atmosphere from our patient lounge to our exam rooms. Patients will be able to watch their favorite Netflix or Disney+ show during their appointments.
Our Patient Lounge features the captivating LiteZilla Mini, a compact light board for crafting vibrant patterns, and the UCreate station where young minds can design and bring their creations to life before their appointment. By offering these engaging play options, we aim to divert attention from potential nerves and foster positive associations with dental visits. This approach ensures that each visit is not just about dental health but also about having a bit of fun along the way.
Coming Soon... Laser Dentistry!
Get ready for Laser Dentistry, tailored specifically for kids. This advanced approach promises quicker recovery times, maximum comfort, and cutting-edge treatments. Keep an eye out for the next big step in your child's oral health!
With a deep-rooted passion for making a "Positive Action in the World," we are committed to delivering exceptional care and making a difference in our community through service! Here's how we're giving back:
- Let’s give a high-five for education! For every new patient we see at Pawsitive Pediatric Dentistry, we donate $5 to the Ephrata Area Education Foundation to help create the opportunity for students in our district to learn through new and creative experiences!