Child Dental treatments
Child Dentistry also known as Pediatric dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs –American Pediatric Dentistry Association.
Kids crowns are those stainless steel crowns which are placed above the milk tooth after rootcanals to protect the teeth from damage upto the permanent teeth erupts in that.
Baby Tooth Extraction
Baby tooth should not be extracted as much as possible.We should do all sorts of procedures to save as they are the guides for the permanent teeth.Many think even the educated class the other wise!!
Kids develop some Psychological disturbances and they turn into bad habits like thumb sucking,nail biting,lip biting ,tongue thrusting.They are deleterious to the appearance of the kid in the future.
Crooked Teeth in kids
Crooked teeth are malpositioned teeth due to bad habits.They can be corrected early in the late mixed dentition period when the kids are little cooperative to understand and follow the treatment.
Dental caries, also known as tooth decay,cavities, or caries, is a breakdown of teethdue to activities of bacteria. The cavities may be a number of different colors from yellow to black.
Fluoride varnish is a highly concentrated form of fluoride which is applied to the tooth’s surface, by a dentist, dental hygienist or other health care professional, as a type of topicalfluoride therapy.
Pulp is the living tissue inside the teeth.In kids if it is infected they might have to do two procedures called pulpectomy and pulpotomy which are equivalent to rootcanals.