Whether your child is visiting us for a routine cleaning appointment or to tackle a sugar bug, at Surfside kids dental the needs of your child is being met on an individual bases. Our caring pediatric dentist and knowledgeable staff understands, at times, anxiety comes to children with just the thought of seeing a dentist. At Surfside, our caring empathetic staff is here to ease the fear of going to a dentist. We offer state of the art equipment, movies to watch, and communicate with your child so the know what to expect from bringing to end.
When can you bring your child in for the first check up? Why is it important?
Per the American Pediatric Dental Association, establishing a dental home for your child when the first tooth appears, or no later than his/her first birthday can help prevent dental problems.
Elk Grove Office
While most dentists can recommend an orthodontist for their clients, at Surfside you don’t even have to leave the office!
Having your dentist and orthodontist in the same office means they can share information instantly and recommend the best procedures to one another.
Orthodontics is much more than just the straightening of teeth. It’s a specialized branch of dental care that also focuses on jaw structure and function. Our orthodontists specialize in correcting dental issues which are unique to children.
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Office Phone: 916-943-4175
Facility Address: Laguna Creek Town Center 5010 Laguna Blvd. Ste 101 Elk Grove, CA 95758
Dr. Karmjit Kaur was born and raised in India. She finished her bachelor's in dental surgery (B.D.S) in India in 2002. After practicing for a couple of years, she moved to the U.S in 2006. Dr. Kaur received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from UCSF. After graduating from dental school she started working exclusively with kids.
When not in the office she enjoys spending time outdoors, long walks, gardening, reading, and exploring new places.
Dr. Ryan Plewe Orthodontic Specialist
Dr Ryan Plewe has been practicing orthodontics for the past 10 years and has extensive experience in treating children, teens and adults. He's excited to be joining the Surfside team because of the quality care, quality staff and the fun atmosphere! He earned his bachelors degree at the University of Utah where he graduated with honors. His desire to be in a medical profession led him to Los Angeles where he attended the UCLA school of dentistry. It was in Los Angeles that he met, and married his wife, Laurel. While in dental school, he realized that his greatest passion in dentistry was for orthodontics. The excitement and confidence people gained, as their smile improved, really appealed to him. While at UCLA, he graduated in the top of his class and was awarded the Shapiro scholarship for academic excellence and leadership. After dental school, Dr Plewe completed a 3-year residency program, also at UCLA, where he specialized in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. As part of his residency, he earned his Masters of Science degree.
Dr Plewe is currently a member of the American Association of Orthodontists. For Dr Plewe, it's important that every patient gets the personalized care they desire and has an enjoyable experience with their orthodontic treatment. In giving back to the community, he volunteers at his church and sponsors multiple events at local schools.
He and his wife have 3 children: Justin, Garret and Heidi. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his family, playing sports and being outdoors.
Dr. Scott Pyo Pediatric Specialist
Dr. Scott Pyo, born and raised in Redlands, CA attended Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. After graduation, Scott completed a Graduate Practice Residency at Danbury Hospital, Connecticut where he trained with specialists in oral surgery, endodontics, periodontology, restorative dentistry and the operating room. He then practiced public health dentistry for two years in Willimantic, CT. It was there he decided Pediatric Dentistry was his calling.
Scott trained as a Pediatric Dental Resident at Children’s Medical Center of Connecticut and The University of Connecticut satellite dental clinics. Scott’s clinical expertise comprises of interceptive orthodontics, sedation dentistry, operating room, emergency call/trauma, cranio-facial disorders, and infant oral health. Dr. “Scott” is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Scott loves to cook and is an avid foodie. He also enjoys time outdoors, watching and discussing sports. Dr. Scott is happy to be back in his home state!