Meet Dr. Vaughn Brummer

 

 

Dr. Vaughn Brummer grew up in Corrales, New Mexico and moved with his family to South Carolina during his high school years.  He graduated with honors from North Augusta High School  in 1992 and was awarded a full tuition scholarship to Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  He graduated from Baylor in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.  He then was accepted into Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and license to practice dentistry in 2001.  During his doctoral training, he was a member of the Odontological Honor Society.  After receiving his doctorate, Dr. Brummer was accepted into the highly competitive Baylor College of Dentistry Pediatric Residency Program.  He completed his residency training in pediatrics in 2003.  Also in 2003, Dr. Brummer joined Dr. Randy Travis' pediatric dental practice in Madisonville, Kentucky and together they practiced as Travis & Brummer Pediatric Dentistry. In 2020, Brummer Pediatric Dentistry was announced and continues to proudly serve Madisonville and the Hopkins County area, as well as many surrounding communities. Dr. Brummer is accomplished in all areas of dentistry including interceptive orthodontic diagnosis and treatment.

 

Dr. Brummer is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  He keeps up to date with new dental techniques through his affiliations with the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Kentucky Dental Association, and the West Central Kentucky Dental Society. He lectures on various topics in pediatric dentistry to a wide range of audiences, and conducts continuing education seminars at various levels.

 

Dr. Brummer has also held offices in several dental organizations, most notably he has served as President and Vice President of the West Central Kentucky Dental Society, as well as the Children’s Dental Health Month Chairperson.

 

Dr. Brummer and his wife, Suzanne, live in Madisonville, Kentucky.  They have three children,  Aidan, Chase, and Paige. Suzanne works for the dental practice fulfilling office accounting duties.  Together the Brummer family enjoys traveling, sporting events, and music. Ask Dr. Brummer to play the guitar or piano for you!

Our Madisonville Pediatric Dental Office

We are so happy you have chosen our office for your child.  We are always keenly aware of  the trust you have given us and strive to deliver the highest pediatric dental care available anywhere.

 

Your child will always find a warm, caring environment where we take time to have fun while we educate and form good life-long dental habits.  We are always here to answer any questions you may have and encourage open communication with both our patients and their parents.

 

We will always let you know treatment plans and costs associated prior to the procedure.

  We have been treating patients at this office for decades and we consider each patient

that walks through the door a family member.

 

We are available

Monday - Thursday 7:30 to 5:00

Fridays 7:30 to 2:00

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Our Children's Dental Team

 

Our friendly staff is devoted to making all our young patients feel right at ease.

We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and has extensive experience in pediatric dentistry.

 

Each member of our treatment team is a registered  assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay current in the latest technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

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First Pediatric Dental Visit

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Dr. Brummer and his team are dedicated to great dental experiences.

 

We, along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, recommend you bring your child in by his or her first birthday.

 

During your first visit, you will be introduced to our Pediatric Dental Team, given an office tour and discuss your child’s unique smile and ways to keep it beautiful for years to come.

 

Depending on the age of your child, he or she will either be given a knee-to-knee examination (where your baby’s head will rest on our doctor’s knee while their body is on your lap) or a regular exam in the doctor’s chair.

 

We request that you complete our First Visit Forms prior to arriving for your appointment. This helps our office keep your and everyone else’s scheduled visit on time.

 

Your initial exam will last approximately 30 minutes. Oral hygiene instructions will also be given with suggestions to help your child care for his or her own teeth. In most cases, we will also clean their teeth on this visit, and provide an evaluation that will outline any existing dental problems and proposed treatment.

 

Please print and fill out our New Patient Forms.

Bring them with you at first appointment. Thank You.

 

Schedule your first appointment today!

Pediatric Dentistry

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric Dentists, like Dr. Brummer, are specialists dedicated to the oral health of children and the monitoring of their facial growth and development. Our office is designed for treating children from infancy through adolescence, as well as the medically and the physically compromised.

Why Choose a Pediatric Dentist?

A pediatric patient not only has a different dentition
than adults but he/she may have specific dental and behavioral needs that are unique to a child. These
needs may include orthodontics, dental sealants, fluoride applications or home treatments, or just simply education in oral hygiene. In addition to treating existing dental problems, our office focuses on prevention through patient and parent education. We like to feel that you and your child do not come to our office to have their “cavities fixed” but rather to prevent them. Our office provides all of the educational tools necessary for our patients to enjoy a cavity-free future.

Establishing Your Child’s

Dental Home

What is a Board Certified

 Pediatric Dentist?

When a Pediatric Dentist is Board Certified it means that the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry or ABPD certifies that the dental care being provided is based on standards of excellence that lead to high quality oral health care for infants, children, adolescents and patients with special health care needs. Certification by the ABPD provides assurance to the public that  Pediatric Dentists, like Dr. Brummer, have successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to the delivery of quality patient care.

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry encourages parents and other care providers to help every child establish a dental home by 12 months of age. Establishing a dental home provides some key components to dental care for your child including...

 

Comprehensive oral health care including acute care and preventive services.

 

Individualized preventive dental health program based upon a caries-risk assessment.

 

Anticipatory guidance regarding growth and development.

 

Plan for acute dental trauma (emergencies).

 

Dietary counseling.

 

Referrals to dental specialists when care cannot directly be provided within the dental home.

 

Referral at an age determined by patient, parent, and pediatric dentist.

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