Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence. It includes various treatment procedures
Composite: A composite filling is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth.
GIC: Glass ionomer cements are tooth-coloured materials that bond chemically to dental hard tissues and release fluoride for a relatively long period
Braces: Braces are a fact of life for many kids.
Extraction : To remove a decayed or severely damaged tooth that can not be saved.
Dental sealants : Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the grooves on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from tooth decay. Most tooth decay occurs on these surfaces. Sealants protect the chewing surfaces from tooth decay by keeping germs and food particles out of these grooves.
Space maintainers : Space maintainers help “hold space” for permanent teeth. Children may need space maintainers if they lose a tooth early or have a baby (primary) tooth extracted due to dental decay
Habit breaking appliances : It is normal for the children to have to unhealthy oral habits. Some of such habits include thumb sucking, nail biting, tongue thrusting, mouth breathing etc. In order to control such routines, separate appliances are designed and manufactured. These appliances are known as habit breaking appliances. These appliances can either be of removable or fixed type.
Pulpotomy : it is defined as when inflamed pulp chamber, usually on a baby molar, is removed, the area is sterilized, and the chamber is sealed. It is sometimes called a baby tooth root canal, but it's not really a root canal and it can be done is some cases in permanent teeth.
Pulpectomy : Pulpectomy is required when the entire pulp OF ROOT CANALS is involved. During this treatment, 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.