Rev Racing and Rev Volleyball Academy

Dr. Siegel and her husband own Rev Racing, through which they run the Drive for Diversity Program for NASCAR. “It is always super cool to see drivers like Bubba Wallace and Kyle Larson that we have trained in our program, make it to the top of the sport winning championships!” – Dr. Siegel. Additionally, Rev […]

Overcoming Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

Dr. Jennifer Satterfield-Siegel, owner of Special Smiles, said she uses the “tell, show and do” technique to demonstrate and talk about the procedure and then perform it on the child. She uses playful names for her dental instruments and uses counting techniques to count down how long she’ll be using each tool. “I stop and […]

What Should You Do If My Child’s Tooth is Knocked Out?

Your first task is to find the tooth! In many cases, a permanent tooth that is knocked out (avulsed) can be replanted back in the same space. In many cases where parents think a tooth has been knocked out, it was actually pushed up or intruded into gums. Ideally, gently rinse the debris off the […]

Taking Care of Your Child’s Teeth

Your child’s mouth, jaw, and teeth are ever growing and changing. In fact, a child’s dental needs are often far greater than an adult’s due to the rapid changes that occur between birth and adolescence. Rather than trust just anyone with your child’s dental care, look to a pediatric dentist who understands the unique oral health needs of […]

Why are Baby Teeth Important

The primary teeth are the teeth that babies are born with and continue to develop in the first few years of life. Though these teeth eventually fall out to make room for permanent teeth, primary teeth serve many important purposes. Not only are they essential to a child’s physical development, but they also contribute to […]

When Will My Baby Get His /Her First Tooth

Children are born with a set of primary teeth that last throughout early childhood. These primary teeth typically begin to emerge during the first year of life between the ages of 4 and 12 months. This begins a process that usually ends with a complete set of primary teeth by age 3. Though it is […]

Thumb-Sucking and Pacifier Use

Children are born with a natural sucking reflex. In fact, babies begin to suck on their fingers while still in the womb. Sucking a thumb or pacifier is relatively harmless during the first few months of life and may actually be emotionally comforting to an infant. However, prolonged sucking that lasts into the preschool years […]

Dentistry. NASCAR. Dr. Siegel Does It All

Dr. Siegel is not just one of the top pediatric dentists in Indianapolis. She is a wife, mom of three and owns a NASCAR team with her husband. She’s also on the Craniofacial team at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.

Your First Visit To Special Smiles

Dr. Siegel is committed to providing a comfortable, friendly experience each time you visit Special Smiles Pediatric Dentistry – especially your first time in our office. A full exam is often completed in addition to an office tour and a extended time to get to know Dr. Siegel.