Children Dentistry

Children Dentistry:

  • Branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence
  • Pediatric dentists provide comprehensive oral health care that includes the following:
    • Preventive dental care including cleaning and fluoride treatments, as well as nutrition and diet recommendations
    • Habit counseling (for example, pacifier use and thumb sucking)
    • assessment and treatment for straightening teeth and correcting an improper bite (orthodontics)
    • Repair of tooth cavities or defects
    • Care for dental injuries (for example, fractured, displaced, or knocked-out teeth)