Children are not simply small adults. Physiologically and psychologically childen vary dramatically from adults. Problems with developing dentitions in growing arches can lay a groundwork for complex adult dental issues. Many of us hold memories of dental treatment endured as a child. Dr. Patel has said that repairing a damaged tooth is often not difficult but repairing a damaged tooth for a child while keeping a child happy can be extremely difficult. Dr. Patel works through referral to pediatric dentists whenever necessary for the benefit of the child.