Lake Barcroft Pediatric Dentist

Looking for a Pediatric Dentist in Lake Barcroft, VA?

lake barcroft va pediatric dentist

At Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry we believe every child is unique. We tailor custom treatment plans for each child. We strive to take a personalized boutique-style approach to children’s dentistry by adopting minimally invasive techniques and bioactive and BPA free materials whenever possible.

Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry is a woman-owned local small business that started out based on Dr. Ghatak’s experience as a dentist and mother. Dr. Ghatak has personally lived the challenges that most parents face in providing the best for their children given the limitations of modern life. She understands that each child is unique and likewise each parent has different preferences. This has led to her vision of a pediatric dental practice where every child’s treatment is customized to them.

Top Rated Pediatric Dentistry Services

Here are some of the services that we offer at our top rated practice.

  • Cleanings. Regular checkups and teeth cleanings are essential for keeping your child’s mouth healthy as they grow, and for the early detection of any potential problems. At Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry, our team will make your child’s visits fun and educational!
  • Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF). Now approved in the U.S., this is a safer form of fluoride that we use because it’s shown positive results in very young patients all around the world. SDF is a proven, safe and non-invasive way to stop cavities from progressing in your child’s mouth.
  • Stainless Steel Crowns. In certain situations, like after a pulpotomy for nerve damage, Dr. Ghatak may recommend a stainless steel crown to repair a damaged tooth’s surface instead of a filling. Stainless steel crowns are approved for use in children by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD).
  • Bonding. This involves adding some tooth-colored filling material to a tooth that is underdeveloped, or a tooth that has experienced trauma, to restore its intended esthetics and function.
  • Habit Counseling. Most kids outgrow habits like thumb-sucking and pacifier use on their own, but when those habits persist they can negatively affect a child’s normal teeth and jaw development. We provide habit counseling support to parents, which may include a mouth appliance in certain situations.
  • Laughing Gas. One of the safe and reliable sedation methods we use in our office to relax non-cooperative children is laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. The child remains awake the entire time, and all laughing gas is totally eliminated from their body before heading home.

Lake Barcroft

Lake Barcroft is a census-designated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 9,558 at the 2010 census. It is also the name of the privately owned lake—part of the Cameron Run Watershed—around which this population is located.

Lake Barcroft is community of over a thousand homes on a beautiful wooded lake in Falls Church, Virginia. The lake has five private beaches, staffed by lifeguards in the summer, and allows electric powered pontoons, sailboats and self-propelled boats. Lake Barcroft has a real sense of community, bound by the beautiful lake and all its wildlife, and prides itself on many annual events including parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and organized and informal social gatherings held at its beaches.

Also Serving These Communities

AntrimFairleeFalls ChurchIdylwood – Lake Barcroft – MantuaOaktonOdricks CornerPimmitPine RidgeSeven CornersStrathmeade SpringsTysonsViennaWest Falls ChurchWoodley North – Westwood Park

  • I went to Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry with my 6 years daughter and i was impressed by the tratament/hospitality from the... read more

    Keff G. Avatar
    Keff G.
    2/27/2019

    After my son having a horrible dental experience he was very nervous about coming to the dentist but Merrifield dental... read more

    Samantha M. Avatar
    Samantha M.
    9/04/2019

    This place is great. The staff is professional, knowledgeable, patient and kind. The billing is super clear and organized. They... read more

    M B. Avatar
    M B.
    10/05/2019
  • We had a great experience here. New patient check in paperwork on the iPad was a little cumbersome, but the... read more

    Jennifer P. Avatar
    Jennifer P.
    6/26/2019

    It was my first time looking for a pediatric dentist and I wanted to be sure to find a place... read more

    Katrina &. Avatar
    Katrina &.
    12/21/2019

    Dr. Ghatak earned her 5 stars today! We've been bringing our five year-old to Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry since last... read more

    Jeff V. Avatar
    Jeff V.
    9/29/2019
  • I just moved from Florida , and i selected this dentist from Google Review , the reviews 5 start really... read more

    Nadia S. Avatar
    Nadia S.
    10/03/2019

    It was our first visit there, I took both of my daughters there and the entire staff is very nice... read more

    Akram A. Avatar
    Akram A.
    9/25/2019

    5 star ratingErica R. Kid friendly office, my son went in for a cleaning and had so much fun! He picked a toy out... read more

    Erica R. Avatar
    Erica R.
    1/02/2019
  • Took my toddler here for his first trip to the dentist. Dr. Ghatak was awesome -- patient with my freaked-out... read more

    Julia B. Avatar
    Julia B.
    6/26/2019

    We had a good experience with Dr. Ghatak and staff... Everyone is very friendly, plus there is lots of toys.... read more

    adhana A. Avatar
    adhana A.
    11/15/2019

    Just took my son for his first dentist appointment. Very friendly staff! They were patient and informative with great tips... read more

    Ingrid R. Avatar
    Ingrid R.
    1/25/2019
  • Dr. Monamie Ghatak is very professional, accommodating and approachable too. I had a good impression of her since she's very... read more

    Josie D. Avatar
    Josie D.
    6/26/2019

    5 star ratingS. C. As a pediatrician, I look for the very best in pediatric specialists--for both my own children and my patients. We... read more

    S. C. Avatar
    S. C.
    2/04/2019

    We just moved to this area and found Merrifield Pediatric through a friend's recommendation. We had our first appointment and... read more

    Lauren B. Avatar
    Lauren B.
    9/07/2019
  • We went to dentist today with our 18 months and 3.5 year old...Dr. Ghatak was great with them. My son... read more

    Kathleen K. Avatar
    Kathleen K.
    6/26/2019

    We just had my sons follow up appointment and the staff greeted us warmly at the door! Dr. Monamie is... read more

    Jessica E. Avatar
    Jessica E.
    9/21/2010

    Dr. Monamie Ghetak and her assistant, Erica are wonderful and the office is beautiful! This was my 18 month old... read more

    Jessica E. Avatar
    Jessica E.
    3/11/2019
  • Took my toddler here for his first trip to the dentist. Dr. Ghatak was awesome -- patient with my... read more

    Julia B. Avatar
    Julia B.
    8/21/2019

    Such a lovely, bright, and clean space! The staff and doctor are super friendly and knowledgeable too.

    Ania B. Avatar
    Ania B.
    6/26/2019

    I took my 3 year old son and he loved it, which was great since his first dentist appointment elsewhere... read more

    Christine E. Avatar
    Christine E.
    6/26/2019
  • Highly recommended! This place is above and beyond
    awesome. They took our daughter in asap due to a tooth...
    read more

    Guest Avatar
    Guest
    9/13/2010

    5 star ratingKeff G. I went to Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry with my 6 years daughter and i was impressed by the tratament/hospitality from the... read more

    Keff G. Avatar
    Keff G.
    1/02/2019

    The moment you walk in, you notice how quiet, modern and clean the office is. The staff are the most... read more

    Liliana P. Avatar
    Liliana P.
    9/10/2019
  • My Four Year Old Daughter Had Her First Visit Here For Her Annual Check-Up. The Patient Area Is So Nice... read more

    Keona A. Avatar
    Keona A.
    2/12/2019

    I took my 2 year old son to Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry for his first trip to the dentist and was... read more

    Ted L. Avatar
    Ted L.
    1/22/2019

    After my son having a horrible dental experience he was very nervous about coming to the dentist but Merrifield dental... read more

    Samantha M. Avatar
    Samantha M.
    9/04/2019
  • Fantastic first visit at Merrifield Pediatric Dentistry today. Dr. Ghatak and her staff were so great with all of my... read more

    Serena N. Avatar
    Serena N.
    8/16/2019

    What a friendly and fun place to go. Truth is, nobody really LIKES to go to the dentist, but the... read more

    Maggie R. Avatar
    Maggie R.
    6/26/2019

    Full credit goes to the staff for using only minimal interventions to keep my son at ease during a fairly... read more

    Juliana C. Avatar
    Juliana C.
    11/10/2019