Pediatric Dentistry


Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that deals with the oral and dental health of children aged 0-14. Parents, who have an important role in undertaking and maintaining the oral and dental health practices of children in the early period, should visit the dentist with their children for pedodontic examination with the eruption of the first milk tooth. With the intraoral examinations carried out every 6 months, the dentist can both monitor the child’s dentition and reassign oral health with easy and effective interventions, since the problems that arise can be caught at an early stage. These routine examinations also help to prevent problems such as dental anxiety that may occur in the child with the communication and trust bond established between the physician and the pediatric patient. Dental treatments in pediatric patients; It covers primary tooth extraction, primary and permanent tooth filling and root canal treatments, management of traumatic injuries in teeth, fissure sealants and placeholder applications in early primary tooth loss.