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.
Jr. Surfclub is a fun and rewarding program that encourages patients between the ages of 7 and 18 to get actively involved in receiving proper oral growth guidance which leads them into their orthodontic treatment. Members have special access to contests, events, gear and so much more!
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!
Dr. Binh Tran Orthodontic Specialist
Dr. Binh Tran graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where he received his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Physiology. While at UCLA, he spent two years doing scientific research on myfibroblasts and is published internationally in three journals.
After graduating from UCLA, Dr. Tran spent a year teaching at his former junior high school in the Oakland Unified School District. Following his teaching term, he enrolled in the University of Southern California (USC) dental school, where he received his dental degree (DDS).
At the end of his last year at USC, Dr. Tran matriculated into the Orthodontic Residency program at St. Louis University in Missouri, where he received his Orthodontic Certificate and his Master's Degree in Dental Science (MSD).
Dr. Tran enjoys spending time with wife and kids. They love to play outdoors and different sporting activities. He also enjoys experimenting with new technology, reading books, and watching movies. On his sunny days off, he can often be found at local parks with his family.
Dr. Karmjit Kaur
General Dentist (Children Exclusive)
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.