Washington DC Pediatric Dentistry

Helping Kids Discover the Joy of a Healthy Smile

At the heart of Washington DC, our clinic Ivy City Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, led by Dr. Jarrett Caldwell, offers a sanctuary of smiles for children and teens. Dr. Caldwell's unique dual-certification in both pediatric dental care and orthodontics ensures that every little patient receives comprehensive care. Whether it's the first tooth fairy visit or routine check-ups, our practice is dedicated to nurturing healthy, happy smiles.

2012 Hecht Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002

(202) 953-0171

Office Hours:
Monday: 8am-5pm
Tuesday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday: 8am-5pm
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday: 8am-2pm

Dual-Board-Certified | Orthodontist & Pediatric Dentist

Meet Dr. Jarrett Caldwell

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Dr. Jarrett Caldwell, also known as Dr. JC, is a rare find in the field of dentistry. He is dual-board-certified in both orthodontics and pediatric dentistry, a testament to his commitment to providing comprehensive dental care for children and teens.

Inspired by his mother, an emergency room physician, and a mentor in college who was a practicing dentist, Dr. JC found his calling in dentistry. His passion lies in creating positive experiences for children, helping them build strong self-esteem and confidence through their smiles.

Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. JC has made Washington, DC his home for the past 15 years, dedicating his career to caring for the smiles of its youngest residents.

Comprehensive Pediatric Dental Care

At Ivy City Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we believe that every smile tells a unique story. As your child grows, their dental care needs evolve, calling for personalized attention that caters to their specific stage of development. Our "Comprehensive Pediatric Dental Care" is a collection of tailored services designed to ensure your child's oral health from infancy through adolescence. From preventive measures to restorative solutions, our aim is to make dental care an enriching and comforting experience for both you and your child, laying the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Now, let's explore the various ways we nurture and protect these precious smiles.

Smile Starters: Preventive Care

At Ivy City, preventive care is the cornerstone of our practice. From gentle routine cleanings and fluoride treatments to dental sealants and parent education workshops, we aim to set a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Restorative and Emergency Care

When it comes to restorative care, we make the process comfortable and engaging. Our range of services helps restore your child's teeth to a healthy state. And in case of dental emergencies, our quick and compassionate response ensures your child's wellbeing.

Special Needs Dentistry

Every child is unique, and we embrace this diversity with tailored care. Our special needs dentistry services are delivered with kindness, empathy, and expertise.

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Starting the Smile Journey

From First Tooth to Lifelong Dental Health

At Ivy City Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we understand that the journey to a perfect smile begins with the very first tooth and continues as your child grows. Each phase of this journey is a unique and special adventure, filled with milestones and opportunities to instill positive dental habits that will last a lifetime. From that magical first visit to empowering both children and parents with knowledge, our commitment to family-centered dental care ensures that every step is handled with expertise, compassion, and a touch of magic. Allow us to guide you through these critical stages, celebrating every smile along the way.

The First Tooth Fairy Visit

Your child's first tooth is a magical milestone. We're here to spark a lifelong love for dental care. Our approach is tailored to each child, nurturing essential milestones in oral development. This first visit lays the groundwork for joy, trust, and a beautiful, healthy smile.

A Parent's Playbook

Your Child's Dental Journey

Preparing for the first dental visit can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Our team guides you through every step of this memorable adventure, from before the visit to follow-up care and nurturing dental responsibility.

Growing Up with Healthy Teeth

Children's Dental Health Education

At Ivy City, we believe in educating our young patients and their families. Our engaging tooth talks, family dental fitness programs, and school collaborations aim to foster a positive dental attitude that lasts a lifetime.

Your Child's Dental Adventure Awaits

The journey to a brilliant smile begins at our Washington DC pediatric dentistry office. Schedule a dental appointment for your child at Ivy City Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, where smiles bloom every day.