What Sets Us Apart

Providing Fun-Filled Dental Visits to Set the Foundation for a Lifetime of Healthy Smiles

At Pediatric Dentistry of Pleasant Hill, we provide high-quality children’s dentistry in a welcoming and positive space.

We are proud to have served our community since 1973, and built an unparalleled reputation as a kid-friendly practice. Some of our patients are children of former patients! We are dedicated to providing each child with gentle and worry-free dental experiences, and are always respectful of their individual needs.


No drilling, no shots! The miracle we’ve all been waiting for is here: Solea. Now available for your child, Solea is a powerful dental laser that replaces the dental drill in the majority of procedures in our practice. It causes virtually no pain, vibration, or noise. In fact, nearly every patient skips injections of local anesthetic, because they just don’t need it.


Our board-certified pediatric dentists — Dr. Amybeth Harmon, Dr. Jennifer LaRocque, Dr. Jay Golinveaux, and Dr. Joyce Bright — are highly trained and experienced specialists. They are also warm, friendly, very patient, and dedicated to helping children.

Along with our caring and skilled support team, our doctors’ goal is to establish patients’ comfort in the dental environment. This ensures children grow up with optimal oral health and empowered to maintain a lifetime of healthy smiles!

We are open Monday through Saturday and offer early 7:30 a.m. appointments for your convenience. When many offices are closed, we are open on most school holidays and school vacations. There is a pediatric dentist on call for children’s dental emergencies 24 hours a day.

Our Approach to Children’s Dental Care

You will find our office to be a pleasant and caring environment. We know positive experiences can set the tone for your youngster’s future dental health, so we make sure each visit is filled with praise, guidance, and encouragement.

Core to our practice is the dedication to treating every boy and girl as an individual. We really listen to each child and encourage them to be engaged, informed participants in their dental visits. Our doctors and staff have dedicated their careers to helping children and are skilled at establishing trust by offering a safe and happy place for them to be!

Our hygiene room is an open bay, where children can be seen with their siblings beside them. Seeing their peers relaxed and feeling at ease in the dental chair often gives anxious children greater confidence. We also have private treatment areas for teens and for children who prefer privacy during their visits.

Understanding that some children have difficulty holding still for procedures, or are apprehensive, we offer safe sedation options. We also provide numerous procedures using an innovative dental laser, for needle-free visits.

We want our patients to look forward to coming to see us, knowing they will be treated with gentle and compassionate care!

Schedule an Appointment for Your Child

We all look forward to welcoming your young family members to our practice family. We’d be honored to be your partners, and to help your little ones establish dental health and a passion for maintaining healthy, bright smiles for life!

Please contact us to learn more and schedule your child’s next dental appointment at Pediatric Dentistry of Pleasant Hill today! Call 925-947-1188.