Dr. Prishkulnik is board certified, with Diplomat status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). Doctors Humberson and Sjostrom are board eligible specialists in pediatric dentistry. They will receive Diplomat status (i.e., board certification) from the ABPD within the next 6 months. Our provider biographies are summarized here.
Just for Grins Pediatric Dentistry remains exclusively a specialty practice caring for infants, toddlers, young adolescents and patients with special health care needs. Consistent with American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) guidelines, we accept patients from birth into the teenage years. To meet the need for specialty pediatric dental care in our community and outlying areas, we accept all insurances, including state and federal, such as Medicaid, PMS, and ACS.
Just For Grins Pediatric Dentistry doctors and team follow the evidence-based, peer-reviewed oral health policies and clinical guidelines set forth and annually revised by the AAPD. Our primary objective is to provide consultation and deliver treatment with lasting benefit for the patient. Management approaches include Level 1 Conscious Sedation and outpatient surgery at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center; Physicians Medical Center. When treatment is delivered in our office, parents are invited to remain in the treatment operatory. Our office is designed to deal with ‘kid stuff.’ Every aspect of our space is equipped to handle the tiniest or loudest patients. Virtually all of our patients are able to complete each aspect of their exam appointment, including x-rays, with ease. Our team of dental assistants is comfortable and engaging with children, and is trained to ease patient’s anxiety or resistance. Personal movie monitors aid in distraction and keep our patients amused throughout the appointment. Parents can relax with a warm beverage from our coffee bar.