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What is Child Dentistry?

Also known as paediatric dentistry to children. Children, in fact, have needs and different problems than those of adults, so they should be treated in a specific environment and by trained personnel.

Oral hygiene is important from an early age, the healthy growth of baby teeth is essential for the development of permanent teeth. The paediatric dentistry has the duty to prevent the occurrence of caries of milk teeth and catch any malocclusions.

One of the main interventions of paediatric dentistry is the dental sealant. These seals are made on molars and premolars, which occur in children age six or so, to prevent tooth decay. In fact, the molars and premolars are the teeth characterized by deep grooves inside which may be splashed by bacterial plaque, causing tooth decay. The sealing is a kind of fluid resin that is inserted inside of the mouth and then hardened furrows through halogen lamps, preventing the bacterial plaque to settle.

Education Level of Children Dentist?

Paediatric dentists has special needs followed by at least 4 years and over experiences, specialized both in training dentistry for children and various operations as well.

What Kind of Treatment of Pediatric Dentists Offer?

Pediatric dentists treat contains the following elements and provides a comprehensive oral health care:

  • Mother and child to acquaint the way baby oral care and health risk assessment in order to cover eventual bruises.
  • Teeth cleaning and fluoride treatments, the so called preventive maintenance which provides nutrition and dietary recommendations.
  • Consultancy habits (such as pacifier use and thumb sucking)
  • Information and treatment for early assessment of the food and drinks that damage to the teeth (orthodontics)
  • The treatment of the tooth gaps or flaws
  • Diabetes, congenital heart, asthma, hay fever and attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder diagnosis of oral diseases associated with ailments such as
  • Ulcers, short frenula and including Mucoceles pediatric periodontal disease, treatment of gum disease
  • Broken, cracked tooth or teeth rocking deliver treatment services in areas such as dental injuries.

Where Can I Find a Pediatric Dentist?

Paediatric dentists are generally in private hospitals or inside dental clinics, as well as state-owned dental health centers only if relevant structure with a teeth treatments.

Children usually afraid of the Hospital Environment what should be done?

Children are not like adults. Every time you make a dental examination or treatment is not an easy task to perform with them. Paediatric patients are often afraid of doctors and hospitals. This fear could be easily avoided by attracting the attention of children on different aspect of the treatment itself. For example, in some health centres like our, in order to minimize the panic as well as to prepare them spiritually and psychologically, you need decorative changes in the whole environment. For example, children are attracted by simple objects and ideas such as dental or hospital treatment room covered of beloved heroes can cause children to shift attention to another aspect of the room.

Children should not often change the doctors because it is easy to create a connection, and a trustful relation among the two part. Sometimes the right choice should be taken by the child himself. So his choice will affect the perception of the individuals with whom he will relate with.

What is Orthodontics?

If the teeth are broken or crooked teeth alignment line on the chin in children, you need to visit an orthodontist. Orthodontist he will be knowledgeable and experienced in the use of orthodontic appliances which are are:

  • Bands
  • Brackets
  • Wires
  • Headband
  • Tire
  • Holders

Brackets and Other Types of Appliances

Bracket are dental instruments used to correct straightening teeth and misaligned teeth in childhood. It is essentially a pressure which is applied to the jaws in order to move the teeth into the desired position within the brackets. Brackets is not an obstacle to eat, made of stainless steel, some brackets are bonded directly to the tooth surfaces of each tooth to fully grasp.

Brackets wires made from the following materials:

  • Stainless steel
  • Ceramic
  • Plastic


According to the patient wires are generally made of different materials such as nickel-titanium or copper-titanium. These materials are preferred because they have a higher durability. Traditional braces instead are generally without wires, just transparent and  you can correct the teeth with the material.

What Time Should My Child See the Orthodontist?

Growing and developing teeth can cause problems in some jaws at any time during the growing process. We recommend that all children under 7 years would have at least a visit to the orthodontist. While form 9 to 14-years of age they are most likely to receive treatment. Children treats could be a difficult to fix, they last longer, so it may require more intensive study. The treatment plan will depend on individual needs.

Are Brackets Harmful?

It is possible to experience some symptoms such as harm in the very first period of the brackets implementation due to some rejection action activated by children’s bodies. In some children, the operation could have an impact on the appearance stimulating a psychological consequence. Sometimes pain or discomfort may even occur, for example; wires, brackets or bands that can irritate the gums or sharp field of the orthodontic brackets or wires remedied the problem by closing with a special wax.

Those are just particular and exceptional cases among millions of successfully implementation. Once again the quality of the treatment and the preparation before and after the operation with an experienced doctor is essential to prevent tiny and annoying issue in the child.

Do Braces or Brackets Cause Allergies?

Yes, some people are allergic to stainless steel. with the condition to be tested in this case, brackets or wires which are made of other materials. Some people may be allergic to latex gloves used by orthodontists and assistants. For these reasons our doctors will make sure that the treatment will occur in the safest condition for you child.

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