What is Pedodontics?
Pedodontics or pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry which specializes in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of teeth in infants and children who are under the age of 13.
Who is a Pedodontist?
The Dentists who specializes in dentistry for children is known as Pedodontist and they receive an extensive three years of training in child psychology, growth and development which make them certified pedodontist. They work towards the maintainence of baby teeth (milk teeth) until they are naturally lost. They also provide a guidance in context to good and healthy nutritious diet which plays a vital role in eating habits and ways to prevent cavities from occuring. Finding a pedondontics for your infant should start at age of zero.
Why Should I Take My Child to a Pedodontist?
Children, have needs and different problems than those of adults, so they should be treated in a specific environment and by trained personel.
Pedodontists also customize their care to keep children comfortable and happy. Reducing stress in children makes it easier to provide dental care, and it also creates a lifelong comfortable relationship with dentists and dentistry.
Traumatic dental injuries are very frequent during childhood in both primary and permanent teeth. Traumatic injuries in children should be treated by a pedodontist. It is very important to apply immediately to a pedodontist for long term success.
What Kind of Treatments of Pediatric Dentists Offer?
– Dental education and behavioural management
– Routine dental check up
– Restorations and tooth colour or colourful fillings of tooth
– Fluoride application treatment
– Cleaning and polishing teeth
– Child dietry consultation
– Sealant of the permanent teeth
– Space maintainer
– Root canal treatment
– Dental trauma treatment