Dr. Paul Child Jr, DMD

Dr. Paul Child Jr, DMD

Prosthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Paul Child Jr, DMD is a prosthodontics practitioner in Salt Lake City, UT. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine and practices prosthodontics, dentistry, and more.Read his story

2114 S Highland Dr

Salt Lake City, UT 84106

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This content was provided by Dr. Child Jr "Dr. Child is a Prosthodontist, an advanced specialty, which creates optimal oral health, both in function and appearance including dental implants, dentures, implant retained dentures/bridges, veneers, crowns, surgery, extractions/bone grafting, and teeth whitening. Dr. Child enjoys practicing dentistry and sincerely takes pleasure in providing the best care available. He takes the necessary time with each patient to listen to their needs and to ensure that all of their options are explored and discussed. Dr. Child takes a keen interest in your overall oral health and treats everyone how he would want to be treated. He provides service in all areas of dentistry, with an emphasis on Prosthodontics and Implantology. Dr. Child graduated with high honors from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and completed a Prosthodontic residency at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry where he studied esthetics, implantology, and complex rehabilitation. He is also a Certified Dental Technician through the National Board of Certification in Dental Lab Technology, an honor that only a few dentists worldwide share. Dr. Child is a specialist that enjoys all aspects of dentistry but primarily focuses on implant surgery, dentures (including implant supported), crowns, bridges, veneers, CAD/CAM (same day restorations), full mouth rehabilitation, extractions, and bone grafting. Dr. Child is also the former Executive Vice President of BISCO Dental Products, a major dental manufacturing company. He was responsible for leading BISCO's U.S. operations, conducting research, providing continuing education courses, and leading the company with clinical input.Dr. Child is the former CEO of CR Foundation (formerly CRA), a dental education and research institute that strives to make dentistry better for patients worldwide by testing and comparing dental products and techniques from around the world to confirm efficacy and clinical usefulness. He conducted extensive research in all areas of dentistry and directed the publication of the Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT®, and their other publications. While in this position, he co-presented the "Dentistry Update®" courses with Dr's. Gordon and Rella Christensen. Presently, Dr. Child lectures nationally and internationally on all areas of dentistry, with an emphasis on new and emerging technologies, prosthodontics, adhesives, cements, and surgery. He is on the Executive Council for the American Prosthodontic Society, serves on the editorial board of several journals, and maintains membership in many professional associations and academies, including the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the invitation-only membership organization for the most accomplished professionals in the field of esthetic dentistry. When Dr. Child is not found practicing dentistry, lecturing, or developing new dental products, he can be found on the golf course or with his five children, and one granddaughter. Dr. Child's personal mantra is "If you don't have time to do it right the first time, when do you have time to do it over again?" With this driving motivation, Dr. Child insists on setting a personal standard for himself that provides the highest quality care to you and your family the first time."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Child Jr "Dr. Child's personal mantra is: "If you don't have time to do it right the first time, when will you have time to do it over again". With this in mind, Dr. Child is very detailed, takes time to explain ALL of your options, including the benefits and limitations/risks of each option, then provides you with his professional opinion on what treatment option would be best, given your specific circumstance, time restraints, and financial ability. Dr. Child takes great joy and happiness in treating all your oral health care with the best products, materials, and proven techniques."

14  Practice Areas

  • Prosthodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Family Dentistry
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Dentistry
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Surgery

20  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Dental Disorders
  • Edentulism
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Periodontitis
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Failure to file/pay taxes (4/21/2017)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Child Jr, Paul Lorin DMD: License # 04212017: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The dentist failed to file and/or pay Illinois State income taxes. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the dentist's license on SUSPENSION.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lsu Prosthodontics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Media & Publications
  • www.credential.org www.edgemontdental.com,

Languages Spoken

  • English

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He is caring and wants to make sure that your smile is beautiful. He is great to work with. He answered all my questions. I would definitely recommend him and his staff!
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I recommend Dr Child because of how knowledgeable he is in his field and how nice he was to deal with my personal limitations. Specifically, he was excellent at explaining my options and helping me chose a solution that I am more than pleased with. I can't lean back all the way in the dentist...Read More
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He is a total joy to work with and a perfectionist when it comes to your satisfaction and your smile and how you look. Your teeth and smile are so important and I really appreciated the amount of time and effort spent by Dr. Child making sure that everything looked natural, which it did. The...Read More
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Dr. Child, and his team, have been an absolute joy to work with. From the standard visits and fittings, to the explanations and ability to answer my, seemingly endless, questions. I am relatively young for someone needing implants. I was never made to feel ashamed or embarrassed of my teeth. I am...Read More
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My experience with clear choice has been amazing! When I first went into clear choice, I realize there was actually hope to have a pretty smile. They instantly made me feel at home, they answered all of my questione and concerns, and they treated me like a friend rather than a patient. It has...Read More
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