Patient Resources

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Online Services

Get started at Stuart Pediatric Dentistry in the comfort of your own home.

Make an Appointment

At Stuart Pediatric Dentistry...Learn more on the homepage..., you can schedule your child’s dental appointments without having to pick up the phone. Make your appointment online! Getting started has never been so easy.

Patient Portal

Is your child a current patient? Enjoy the perks of having easy access to our practice information 24/7. Request appointments online, check your insurance or account balance, and review your child’s treatment history - all in one place. Simply log in to our Patient Portal for more information.

Financing & Insurance

Making quality care more accessible.
“What Are My Payment Options?”

Our team helps you safeguard your child’s oral health by providing various convenient payment options. To make your visit simple and accessible, we accept:

“I Have Insurance!”

Trying to figure out your insurance can be overwhelming, but our front desk team is here to help!

We accept many insurance plans, and we’ll assist you with insurance claims and benefits, so please feel free to ask us anything.

Join Our Membership Club

Not having dental insurance doesn't mean you can't access exceptional kid's dentistry affordably.

If you don’t have dental insurance, don’t worry. We’ve launched our exclusive membership club so your child can still access superior dental care in Stuart, FL.

Your child’s coverage includes:

  • Professional dental cleanings (2 per year)
  • Doctor exams (1-2 per year)
  • Fluoride treatment
  • Needed x-rays
  • One emergency exam per year (if needed)
  • Up to 20% off all other treatments (for your membership period only)

Read Our Latest Reviews
Justin Vaught
Justin Vaught
17:47 30 Aug 22
Took my daughter there today for a check up after deciding to switch from another local dentist and we were so... impressed. Everyone from the front desk ladies to Melissa and Dr. Patel we’re extremely nice and very professional, they made my little one feel so comfortable and relaxed. Office and rooms were very clean as well.read more
Jen Mccaleb
Jen Mccaleb
17:10 16 Aug 22
We've been twice and have great experiences both times. The staff is super friendly, Erica was my daughter's hygienist... and she was great with my 4 year old. They get you in and out quickly and try to help your little one feel at ease, the in room TVs make a nervous experience fun. They happily answer questions and give tips. I plan on continuing here until my daughter ages out.read more
Kristi Vidal
Kristi Vidal
22:11 15 Aug 22
My kids always love going to the dentist! Dr Matos and his team are so incredibly patient and gentle, it makes visits... such a pleasure. Even my 2 year old sits in the chair and enjoys his cleanings. I’m so thankful my kids get to have a positive experience at a pediatric dental office that makes visits fun and enjoyable compared to dreading dentist visits when I was a kid!read more
Nathan Meador
Nathan Meador
19:27 11 Aug 22
The office was clean and the staff was friendly. Melissa was very good. She had great communication with me and my son... during the appointment. He had no issues with her while she cleaned his teeth. The dentist was very friendly as well. Would definitely recommend this office to anyone looking for a good pediatric dental office.read more
LENA KARYAVYY
LENA KARYAVYY
16:16 02 Aug 22
Love this office so much! Great staff and doctors! Erica went above and beyond for me today with the situation I... had-she made things happen 👏🏻👏🏻 And I appreciate that so much! Thank you for being so great with my son and always having a cheerful and caring environment!read more
Rob
Rob
01:40 03 Jun 22
Stephanie was FANTASTIC! She REALLY helped my daughter feel safe and comfortable. Stephanie was very calm and polite.... She also took some time to explain and show my daughter what she was going to do next to clean her teeth. THANK YOU STEPHANIE! Dr. Matos was very happy, upbeat and FUN. My family and I thank you both for the GREAT CARE!read more
Chelly Snow
Chelly Snow
15:00 02 Jun 22
My 4 year old saw Yoana and Dr. Matos last week. Yoana is incredibly friendly and spoke directly to my daughter,... explaining the entire process.My daughter had a scary experience last time at a different dental office (not associated with this place), so she was pretty nervous. Yoana put her right at ease and my daughter opened her mouth and had the gentle cleaning done without issue.Dentist is also friendly, spoke directly to my daughter, and took the time to answer all my questions and concerns. (Some dentists completely ignore child patients and will only speak to the parent. I teach my children to be active and vocal in their medical care, so this is a huge positive for us)Front desk staff is also wonderful. Thank you!!read more
Mrs Dee F
Mrs Dee F
17:51 26 May 22
Ty always go above and beyond with my little one's in assisting the Doctor. She always make sure they are comfortable... before starting anything.Dr.Matos is very gentle and very entertaining because of this my 3yr old is always talking about going to the dentist with or without an appointment. According to her everyday is she has a dentist appointment lol. This office always have great movies playing in the waiting room and also in the operating room.Weather I come into the office with one child or four the staff are always pleasant and ready to get the job done in a timely mannerThank you Dr.Matos , Ty, Erica , MelissaAnd all the staff at this office.read more
Margot Caveglia
Margot Caveglia
23:11 20 Apr 22
Dr. Patel and her staff are outstanding. They are efficient, organized, and friendly. Both boys had teeth cleaning, an... exam, X-rays & all admin (scheduling/payment) in 1 hr.Ty (Hygienist) made their visits today: can't say enough about how much fun she made it for them. Best experience with a dentist!Highly recommend this practice.read more
Julie Hiatt
Julie Hiatt
17:22 29 Mar 22
Amazing!!! Dr. Patel and Erica were absolutely incredible. They were both kind, patient, and professional. The... facility is clean, neat and organized. I love coming here and knowing my child is getting great dental care. The office has a great kid-friendly environment. There are televisions on the ceiling too keep children distracted through procedures be that are being perform. I would recommend this dental office for any parent. I am very picky, and I feel great and comfortable knowing my child has Dr. Patel.read more
Danielle Angiolillo
Danielle Angiolillo
15:22 26 Mar 22
Most recent visit: This office is still great, my youngest needed outpatient to crown her molars but unfortunately it... was very hard to get in. A few months went by and we continued going to regular check ups. My youngest was doing good very well so Dr. Patel decided to go ahead and try the procedures in office. They are very serious about not having dental visits be traumatic experience. The day of our appointment my daughter let the dentist know which tooth was bothering her the most based on how bad the tooth got it had to come out. I could tell the doctor really cared and hated that it had to come to extraction without being out under. My daughter did cry but she also hugged the dentist after. For the last 2 teeth my youngest needs done I chose their option for sedation in office to complete the treatment plan. I’m grateful for the treatment options and the caring staff.Past Visit: This office is wonderful. The office is clean and has a great play area for the kids. One of my kids was traumatized at another dental office and after coming here she is no longer afraid. My oldest daughter asks which office we are going to because she doesn’t want to return to the old place they used to go. Here my kids fight about who gets to sit in the chair first. The staff is kind and patient.read more
Erica Young
Erica Young
19:48 23 Mar 22
Absolutely wonderful. Very kid friendly, really spacious and CLEAN!!🙌 The friendliest place you'll ever visit... for dental care. So glad my kids can call this place home until they are adults.❤️read more
Jaime
Jaime
16:12 11 Mar 22
Thank you Dr. Patel for always going above and beyond! We love you!Exceptional care provided here. Best team of dental... professionals I have ever known. Kerline has such a fun and loving spirit! Keep on smiling!read more
Amanda Williams
Amanda Williams
20:11 11 Feb 22
Always such a pleasure. We’ve been coming here for 10 years and have nothing but great things to say. Very helpful... and nice staff, super clean facility, easy to make and change appts. Would absolutely recommend to anyone needing pediatric dentistryread more
Angela Sems
Angela Sems
13:30 10 Feb 22
Wow what a great experience! This was our first time at this office and I have nothing but great things to say! I... recommend this office 100%. My son is hesitant going to the dentist but Erica and Dr.Matos took the time to make him feel comfortable and made it a fun experience. He can’t wait to go back. Thank you for being awesome!!read more
Lynette Trout
Lynette Trout
18:13 09 Feb 22
We take our 8 year old little girl here and it is a positive experience. This past time Marie was her dental hygienist... who was very patient, gentle and kind. We appreciate her wonderful professionalism. Everyone at the practice is also kind and professional.read more
Athena Carson
Athena Carson
23:49 26 Jan 22
Wow! What a great experience we had at Stuart Pediatric Dentistry. My daughters had a blast, the staff were... outstanding, and Dr. Matos was as well! Rebeca was amazing. My daughters are already looking forward to their next visit! Thanks for making the dentist a great experience for them!read more
melissa blair
melissa blair
20:42 21 Jan 22
My daughter has had the best experience and care through them! The staff and the doctor has been amazing and caring.! I... would recommend them for any child. They made her feel comfortable and at home. She has had some procedures that could be traumatic if not done with grace and a caring hand! Again my best experience with a pediatric dentist!read more
Whitney O'Brien
Whitney O'Brien
16:46 21 Jan 22
My kids and I really love going to this dentist's office! Everyone is always so kind and wonderful, and they make my... kids feel so comfortable when they're having a cleaning or work done. The ladies up front (Alexis, Liz and Evelyn) are especially friendly and easy to talk to!read more
katherine musich
katherine musich
21:17 13 Jan 22
This dentist office is the absolute best! They are amazing with kids! My son loves going to the dentist. Every single... person is courteous and goes out of their way to make it a positive experience. We love Dr.Matos and his entire staff ❤️read more
Danielle Byrd
Danielle Byrd
17:27 22 Nov 21
As you enter, the facility is clean and you are greeted by a welcoming and pleasant staff. Went for routine cleaning... for my 8 and 12 yr old. Erica was professional and informed. She has excellent interpersonal skills and made the process comfortable and pleasant. The receptionist was also very polite and pleasant. Great service overall!read more
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Got Questions? Get the Answers
We know bringing your child to the dentist can inspire a whole host of questions. Our pediatric dentists provide the answers you need!
  • When should I bring my child in for his or her first dental visit?

    As outlined by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry…Opens a new window to the AAPD website…, we recommend that a child’s first dental visit is scheduled by his or her first birthday.

    It is essential to make the first visit positive and enjoyable for your child. That’s why we provide as many patient resources as possible. We want your child to enjoy getting to know Dr. Matos, Dr. Patel, and our staff while feeling at home.

    A pleasant, comfortable first visit builds trust and helps put your child at ease during future dental visits.

  • Why are the primary teeth important?

    Maintaining the health of primary teeth (baby teeth) is vital for oral development. Neglected cavities can and frequently do lead to problems. Primary teeth are essential for:

    1. Proper chewing and eating
    2. Providing space for the permanent teeth and guiding them into the correct position
    3. Permitting healthy development of the jaw bones and muscles

    Primary teeth also affect the development of speech and add to an attractive appearance. While the front four teeth last until 6-7 years of age, the back teeth (cuspids and molars) aren’t replaced until age 10-13.

  • What’s the best toothpaste for my child?

    Many toothpaste kinds can damage young smiles because they contain harsh abrasives that wear away immature tooth enamel. When looking for a toothpaste for your child, pick one recommended by the American Dental Association…Opens a new window to the ADA website… (as shown on the box and tube).

  • How do I prevent cavities?

    Good oral hygiene removes bacteria and left-over food particles that create cavities.

    For infants, use a wet gauze or clean washcloth to wipe the plaque from teeth and gums. Avoid putting your child to bed with a bottle filled with anything other than water.

    Older children should brush their teeth at least twice a day. Also, be aware of the number of snacks containing sugar that you give your child.

    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends visits every six months to a pediatric dentist, beginning at your child’s first birthday. Routine visits will start your child on a lifetime of good dental health.

    Dr. Matos or Dr. Patel may also recommend protective sealants or home fluoride treatments for your child. Sealants can be applied to your child’s molars to prevent decay on hard to clean surfaces.

  • What do I do during a dental emergency?

    Toothache: 

    • Clean the area of the affected tooth
    • Rinse the mouth with warm water or use dental floss to remove any food debris
    • Don’t place aspirin or heat on the gum or aching tooth
    • If the pain still persists, contact us
    • If the face is swollen, apply cold compresses and contact us immediately

     

    Cut or bitten tongue, lip or cheek: 

    • Apply ice to injured areas to help control swelling
    • If there’s bleeding, apply firm but gentle pressure with a gauze or cloth
    • If bleeding can’t be controlled, call a doctor or visit the hospital emergency room

     

    Knocked out permanent tooth: 

    • If possible, find the tooth
    • Handle it by the crown, not by the root 
    • Rinse the tooth with water ONLY
    • If the tooth is sound, try to reinsert it in the socket
    • Have the patient hold the tooth in place by biting on gauze
    • If you can’t reinsert the tooth, transport it in a cup containing the patient’s saliva or milk 
    • Contact us IMMEDIATELY! 

     

    Knocked out baby tooth: 

     

    Chipped or fractured permanent tooth: 

     

    Chipped or fractured baby tooth:

     

    A severe blow to the head:

    • Take your child to the nearest hospital emergency room immediately

     

    Possible broken or fractured jaw:

    • Keep the jaw from moving and take your child to the nearest hospital emergency room
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