Pediatric dentists in Pittsburgh are here to help your child with preventative dentistry from an early age. Learn more about Dr. Kelly Lewis and Terrific Teeth Pediatric Dentistry in Pittsburgh. Terrific Teeth offers preventive dentistry that can begin when a child is as young as 6 months old. Maintaining routine preventative appointments (every 6 months) significantly contributes to good overall oral health throughout a patient’s lifetime. Pediatric dentists provide preventative care with the following services among others:
Cleanings – recommended every 6 months X-rays (pans & bite wings) – aid in detection of decay Sealants – help protect surface of the teeth
About Dr. Kelly Lewis
Dr. Kelly arrived Pittsburgh in 2014 after completing her pediatric dental residency, a rigorous two-year advanced training program necessary to become a pediatric dentist. Dr. Kelly’s first stop as a pediatric dentist was at Dentistry for Kids where she worked primarily out of the Monroeville office, and occasionally worked at the North Hills and Cranberry offices.
Dr. Kelly launched Terrific Teeth Pediatric Dentistry in 2019 after acquiring the pediatric dental practice of Dr. Michael J. Hanna. The office remains in its existing location minutes from downtown Pittsburgh in Robinson Township.
Prior to becoming a dentist for kids, Dr. Kelly grew up moving around the world before her family settled in the Washington D.C. area. She earned her undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary and continued her studies at the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry (VCU).
After graduating from dental school, she completed a general practice residency in New York City. She then practiced as a general dentist for 2 years in the D.C. area before transitioning to her pediatric dental residency. During her pediatric dental residency, Dr. Kelly served as the Chief Resident, and gained specialized training in overall oral health, child growth and development, dental trauma, sedation/anesthesia and patients with special health care needs.
Dr. Kelly is Board Certified. When she is not working, Dr. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband, children, family & friends, reading, volunteering and traveling.
Why Pediatric Dentistry?
The need for preventive dentistry can begin when a child is as young as 6 months old. Maintaining routine preventative appointments (every 6-months) significantly contributes to good overall oral health throughout a patient’s lifetime. Learn more about pediatric dentists in Pittsburgh and what they do by reading some of the following articles by Dr. Kelly: