JOBY HURST PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY!
Here at the pediatric dental office of Dr. Joby Hurst, we take pride in offering our young patients the highest quality of dental care in a kid-friendly environment. We are conveniently located in Birmingham, Alabama and are experienced in providing routine dental care for infants, children, teens and patients with special needs.
Dr. Hurst and his team of friendly professionals work together to provide a positive dental experience that will make your child smile! We promise to work with you and your child personally and create a customized treatment plan to meet your individual needs and desires.
We believe early dental care can promote a lifetime of healthy smiles for your child. We offer a full range of services from routine dental exams and cleanings to fillings, sealants and fluoride treatments that will help ensure that your child grows up with a healthy smile.
We recognize that for some of our patients, a visit to the dentist makes them a bit nervous.
We offer nitrous oxide sedation for our more apprehensive patients, so they can relax while receiving the dental care that they need.
For those requiring more intensive treatment, Dr. Hurst offers in office anesthesia using Dr. Jeff Plagenhoef.
Dr. Jeff is a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist with Pediatric Dental Anesthesia Associates.
We appreciate your interest in our practice and encourage you to continue exploring our website to learn more about us. Feel free to contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Joby Hurst today!
Dr. Joby Hurst has just moved Hurst Pediatric Dentistry into an exciting new office overlooking lovely Lake Heather which is located 2 minutes off of Hwy. 280 in Inverness.
Tucked away in quiet surroundings, his office provides a welcome child-friendly environment for children of all ages. Dr. Hurst’s extensive training and decades of experience coupled with a love for children, no matter their developmental challenges, enable him to care for a wide range of dental needs.
Upon obtaining his DMD degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Hurst entered a pediatric residency program where he received advanced training in caring for children with special needs as well as normal developmental issues unique to children. He completed his residency with an additional masters degree engaging in research on how diabetes affects the mouth.
In order to achieve the highest level of competency, Dr. Hurst underwent two written examinations and an office evaluation to become Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry. This certification requires ongoing review of
current dental literature and examination to remain current.
As Dr. Hurst moves into a new phase of practice, he seeks to implement cutting edge aspects of dental care that once could only be achieved in a hospital setting. His care of an increasing number of patients with special
needs provides a unique opportunity to embrace new developments to better serve these families.
Dr. Hurst begins seeing children from their first birthday all the way through their mid twenties. He recommends a child’s first dental visit to educate the parent as much as acclimate the child to the office. His new location provides a children’s playroom with kid-friendly books and friendly staff to insure each child feels comfortable and at home. A coffee/tea bar is available for parents while children are being seen.
For the convenience of his patients, Dr. Hurst has an orthodontist into his office every month to see children who might need braces. He accepts most insurances and has suitable payment plans for those without insurance coverage.
Throughout a child’s growth and development, Hurst Pediatric Dentistry is a place where children feel welcome and parents can depend on quality dental care for their family.