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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 16. The Dentists who specializes in dentistry for children is known as Pedodontist and they receive an extensive two to three years of training in child psycology, growth and development which make them certified pedodontist. They work towards the maintainence of baby teeth (milk teeth) untill 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

Pedodontics in San Deigo says that negligence in oral health care in children leads to tooth decay which results in decrease school performance and social relationships. Hence Oral care should begin soon after the child's birth as there is nothing more beautiful than a child's smile. This beautiful smile needs a proper care and attention. Taking care of the teeth from starting makes a child having cavity free set of teeth.

Pedodontic Dentistry may include some or all of the following:-

  • Child dietry consultation
  • Routine dental check up
  • Dental education and behavioural management
  • Fluoride application treatment
  • Cleaning and polishing teeth
  • Restorations and tooth colour filling of deciduous tooth
  • Sealant of the permanent teeth
  • Space maintainer
  • Root canal treatment

Hence a pedodontist care for children's oral health from birth through adolescence.


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