Children’s Pulpotomies in Henderson, NV

Prevent infection and save your child’s tooth at Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics.

Pulpotomies for Kids

Emergency procedure to save your child’s natural teeth.

A boy smiling after his pulpotomy treatment

Sometimes tooth decay is so severe that it causes an infection that reaches the pulp of the tooth. Left untreated, this can lead to excruciating pain for your child as well as early tooth loss.

In other cases, your child may fall and crack a tooth, leading to infection. This, too, can eventually reach the pulp, which is full of nerves.

A pulpotomy is a procedure that will save your child’s tooth after infection reaches the pulp. It removes the decay, cleans, disinfects, and seals the inside of the tooth. This stops the decay from spreading and prevents your child from prematurely losing teeth.

How do we do it?

  • We use laughing gas or local anesthesia to make your child comfortable
  • We remove the infected and damaged pulp from the tooth
  • We apply a special medication to prevent additional infection
  • We protect the tooth with a filling or crown as it will be weakened
  • We provide you with post-op instructions to keep your child comfortable

Benefits of Pulpotomies

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Relieve Pain

A pulpotomy will stop pain, inflammation, and infection.

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Preserve the Natural Tooth

It protects your child’s natural tooth until it falls out on its own.

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Less Intrusive

Pulpotomies are less invasive than traditional root canals which kill the tooth nerves and stop development.

FAQ about Pulpotomies

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Meet Our Children’s Dentists

Dedicated to creating a caring environment.

Dr. Harris Dentist at Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics Inspirada in Henderson NV
Dr.Kelly Harris

Pediatric Dentist.

  • Kelly is originally from the Bay Area and has a deep connection to Las Vegas, where she met her fiancé during her residency.

  • She is passionate about healthy nutrition and good oral hygiene habits, which she believes are foundational for lifelong health. Her silliness and team-oriented approach make her a favorite among her young patients and colleagues.

  • In her free time, Kelly enjoys yoga, outdoor activities, trying new restaurants, and dreaming of living abroad in Europe or Japan.

Dr. Leilani Friesen Pediatric Dentist at Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics Inspirada
Dr. Leilani Friesen

Pediatric Dentist.

  • Dr. Friesen is originally from Oahu, Hawaii, but studied and trained in dentistry right here in Las Vegas
  • Dr. Friesen’s expertise, dedication to patients, and commitment to professional growth make her an invaluable addition to our dental family
  • Beyond dentistry, Dr. Friesen embraces family time and outdoor adventures, crafting a life as vibrant as the smiles she creates
Dr. Cale Forgues


  • Dr. Cale Forgues brings a touch of Canadian charm to our practice, originally from Ottawa. Having made the U.S. his home since starting university in 2006, Dr. Forgues embraces a multicultural perspective.

  • Dr. Forgues’s outgoing personality is contagious. He not only creates beautiful smiles but also actively interacts with patients, building an atmosphere of enthusiasm for their orthodontic journey.

  • An avid golfer and a proud dad to three energetic Vizslas, Dr. Forgues finds solace in the great outdoors! He loves hiking and playing fetch with his furry companions.

Dr. Cale Forgues Orthodontist in Henderson NV

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Current Offers

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Includes comprehensive exam, X-rays, and cleaning.

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Includes comprehensive evaluation with digital 3D scan.

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Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics in Henderson, NV

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