Kids Dentistry


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.


Primary teeth:

  • Maintain good nutrition by permitting your child to chew properly
  • Involved in speech development
  • Helps in the eruption of permanent teeth by saving space for them
  • A healthy smile can help children feel good about the way they look to others.


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.


Types of Paediatric Dental Procedures

  • Cleanings and preventive care
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Pulpal therapy
  • Dental crowns
  • Fillings
  • Sealants
  • Extractions and Space maintainers


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