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Scottsdale Pediatric Dentist - Noel W. Korf, DDS
The team at Noel W. Korf, DDS are dedicated to simplifying oral health for children through patient education. Our gentle, communicative approach nurtures a trusted long-term relationship for our young patients and their parents. Dr. Noel Korf has been a pediatric dental specialist in Scottsdale for over 38 years. He provides a fair and humanistic approach to pediatric dentistry. Dr. Korf firmly believes that his educational, non-sedation approach to pediatric dentistry helps children cope with difficult decisions and increases their desire to care for their own teeth.
Our North Scottsdale Pediatric Dentist Prioritizes Dental Education and Comfort
Dr. Korf and staff facilitate a “Tell-Show-Do” approach to every visit. Patients as young as 3 or 4 will learn through the “Tell-Show-Do” educational model – after all, patients of all ages benefit from a great education. Scottsdale’s youngsters build great dental habits as they learn about great oral health.
Tell - Dr. Korf emphasizes communication at the start of any procedure or exam. Children are told what the hygienist or dentist will do and why.
Show - Many questions or uncertainties are addressed within this next phase. Dr. Korf wants his young patients to know what his dental tools look like and how they are used. They demonstrate how the tools work to minimize fear or uncertainties.
Do – Once the patient understands what will come next, Dr. Korf or a hygienist will move forward with the procedure.
Dental assistants and hygienists review and affirm everything that Dr. Korf teaches his young patients. The assistants help soothe the patient and will even hold the child’s hand to comfort them throughout the procedure. Each patient is treated individually and the staff make an effort to support a lifetime of great oral health.
Dr. Korf’s preventive dental education is the cornerstone to building trusting relationships between himself and his young patients. When children learn how to properly take care of their teeth and gums, problems are limited. Routine check-ups help maintain control over plaque and tartar issues as well as help detect decay at an early stage. Dr. Korf believes that non-sedation practices equip children for a lifetime of better oral health. Patients are awake and alert during procedures to better understand the process and reinforce the need for a daily hygiene routine. Dr. Korf understands that some patients will require sedation methods because of the severity of the case, so he determines the best approach individually, emphasizing non-sedation as his primary preferred approach.
Our North Scottsdale children’s pediatric dental services include:
- Non-sedation method of treatment for mild to moderate procedures
- Restorative treatments to enhance function and aesthetics
- Preventive cleanings for early detection and prevention support
- Cosmetic dentistry will enhance aesthetic concerns
- Teeth whitening using the ‘GLO’ system improves color
- Sealants to cover 6 and 12 year molars as part of Dr. Korf’s preventive measures
- Fluoride varnish after every routine cleaning helps maintain strong and healthy teeth
Contact your Pediatric Dentist in Scottsdale
If you are looking for a trusted and experienced pediatric dentist in or around Scottsdale and North Scottsdale communities, we encourage you to contact us for an appointment. Dr. Korf welcomes new patients and looks forward to giving youngsters the tools they need to support their long-term oral health.
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Noel W. Korf, DDS
9002 East Desert Cove Ave. Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 860-0008
Scottsdale, AZ children's dentist, Noel W. Korf, DDS is a dental professional dedicated to excellence in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Noel W. Korf, your highly trained Scottsdale Pediatric Dentist is proud to serve young patients in Scottsdale, Arizona and surrounding areas with many services including Dental Exams, Cleanings, X-rays, Fluoride, Fillings. Please come and visit Noel W. Korf, DDS, the professional pediatric dental office your local Scottsdale children's dentist.