Kids/Paediatric dentistry also known as Pedodontics is the branch of dentistry that focuses on the dental health of children from infancy to adolescence.
A paediatric dentist is a dentist who specializes in the dental health of children. Parents should start planning dental check-ups i.e, FIRST DENTAL VISIT within six months of their child’s first tooth eruption, no later than 12 months of child’s age. It helps in determining the child’s risk for developing dental disease,
intercept the potential problems, and educate parents in
the prevention of dental disease in their child.
It is important that primary teeth are kept in place until they are lost naturally.
Although the milk teeth will ultimately fall out, the permanent teeth will require extra care. If a child’s dental hygiene is neglected, they will have to undergo unpleasant procedures and treatments.
Paediatric dentists educate youngsters on how to brush their teeth and how to care for them.
Child psychology is an essential aspect of paediatric dentistry. Paediatric dentists are trained to provide a welcoming, enjoyable, and sociable environment for their patients, and to avoid using intimidating terms like “needle,” “injection,” and “drill.”
Dr. Sravanthi at Tooth Matters can calmly handle a child during all kinds of dental procedures. With her, you can rest assured that your child’s dental health is in the right hands.
The information provided on this website is only for educational purpose and is organized to best of our knowledge. It is not intended to serve as medical advice. Anyone having tooth problems should interact with his or her dental surgeon for further evaluation and treatment.