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Pediatric care (child care) INCLUDE :


 

- Routine examination and evaluation of child dentition
- Preventive and interceptive orthodontic treatment
- Fillings
- Pit & fissure sealant
- Fluoride therapy
- Pulpotomy and Pulpectomy
- Space maintainers
- Extractions

 

 
Preventive and interceptive orthodontic treatment

Some orthodontic conditions are simply easier to correct if they are detected early.Such as:

- Correction of harmful oral habits.

- Guide the growth of the jaw bones so the teeth and the jaws are in a correct alignment.

- Guide permanent teeth into a more favorable position.

Pit and fissure sealants

Dental sealants, consist of a plastic material that is placed on the chewing (Occlusal) surface of the permanent back teeth (Molars and Premolars) to help protect them from bacteria and acids that contribute to tooth decay.

Fluoride therapy

- Fluoride therapy can help prevent tooth decay, slow it down, or stop it from gelng worse. Fluoride strengthen tooth enamel (outer layer of the teeth) .

Pulpotomy & Pulpectomy

- A pulpotomy removes only the diseased part of the pulp and followed by a final restoration. This maintain a vital pulp in the root portion..

- A pulpectomy is when the diseased pulp tissue is completely removed from both the crown and root. The canals are cleansed, medicated and in the case of primary teeth, filled with a resorbable material. Then a final restoration is place.

Space maintainer

Space maintainer is a devise to preserve the space resulted in the early loss of a primary tooth. This allows the permanent tooth to erupt and come into place..

Habit breaker

- Habit Breaker prevents the child’s harmful habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting.

- These habits have a negative effect on the position of teeth and the development of bone.