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Children are always special requiring a more specialized kind of treatment approach. When you choose a pediatric dental office, you are choosing to entrust your child to a team who has mastered the art and skill of handling children appealing much to their interest, temperament and oral health requirements.
We here in Dentem understand the fear the child undergoes during dental visits. So we have a special pediatric dental setup which is child friendly.

Newly Introduced Paediatric Room At Dentem

Children are always special requiring a more specialized kind of treatment approach. When you choose a pediatric dental office, you are choosing to entrust your child to a team who has mastered the art and skill of handling children appealing much to their interest, temperament and oral health requirements. We here in Dentem understand the fear the child undergoes during dental visits. So we have a special pediatric dental setup which is child friendly.
To create a positive environment and experience for a child, a children friendly library has been set up so that they can relax and waste their time instead of to sit restlessly in the waiting room anxiously waiting for their turn.
A dental chair is the most familiar or identifiable dental equipment in a dental office. Dentem has a special pedo dental chair so that a child may be appeased and his fears may be controlled. Pedo dental chair has an attached screen for videos to be played to distract the child during the dental treatment.Also we have child appropriate tools, instruments and equipments

Common dental problems in children

1. Sucking of finger /thumb

2. Nursing bottle caries

3. Trauma

4. Malocclusion

Golden rules to prevent childhood cavities:-

1. Avoid nursing bottle mistakes.

Baby bottles give great comfort to toddlers, but misusing them cause tooth decay & oral problems. Never put juice or sugary liquids in their bottle.

2. A good cleaning regime

You can clean toddlers gum with clean, wet cloth by gently running away residual food. In this way,you will improve health of baby teeth that will erupt soon.

3. Brush with them.

It is a great way to guide them into healthy brushing routine& also give you chance to monitortheir brushing technique & brush time.

4. Say no to sugary drinks

Beverages like fruit juice, sports drink,soda, contain high amount of sugar that damage teeth.

5. Avoid sticky food.

Crackers,potato chips get stuck in small area of tooth surface.
They provide sugar to bacteria that feed on it leading to tooth decay.
If they consume starchy food make them swish with cool water to get rid of starchy food debris or brush & floss after 30 minutes.

6. Detect cavities easily

Tooth decay is painful, so early treatment is best way to handle cavities.
Routine checkup every six months is the best way to avoid any dental problem.

7. Give kids healthy dairy products like milk ,cheese to boost enamel strength.

Dairy products are rich in casein an enamel protecting substance & it neutralize damaging acids that eat away teeth

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

Fissure sealants are a safe and painless way of protecting your children's teeth from tooth decay. It is a plastic coating which covers the chewing surfaces of the back adult teeth. The sealant forms a hard shield that keeps food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth.


Dental Treatment options for tooth decay: –

1. Fluoride treatment
2. Filling
3. Extraction
4. Root canali.epulpectomy procedure
5.Pulpotomy
6. Routine checkups
7 . All dental treatments under short sedation

BRACES in children

1.When is the right time you see your orthodontist ?

You should always see your orthodontist once your kid turns 6 as at that time all the milk teeth of your kid is present.Deciduous denture teeth a lot about the future mater.

2.Is it too early for orthodontic treatment for braces ?

As soon as your kid’s permanent teetherupts around 8 or 9 years, if needed you can go for fixed treatment.

3. Can you modulate growth?

If consulted early (at age 6-9) orthodontist can modulate growth through different appliances present these days and can also help in getting proper occlusion without going for fixed orthodontic treatment.

4.Are there any appliances for habit breaking ?

Yes!! Habits like finger sucking,tongue thrusting ,mouth breathing can be treated in early age by habit breaking appliances .

Case 1:

5 year old child treated at dentem by Dr Tanvir , Dr gunita and Dr Harpreet . Child was treated under short sedation for 5 RCTs 2 extractions and 6 fillings done in 40 minutes while the child was peacefully sleeping under the supervision of senior anesthetic. The child gets up happy.Best way to save your child from mental trauma due to dental treatment.


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