Children's Dentistry - Pedodontia

Children should be seen by a dentist regularly, to monitor their teeth as they grow. At Dr. Kadu’s Dental Practice, we try to encourage children to become involved in the way they look after their teeth from an early age.

As and when problems do occur, we have the equipment and techniques which help to make dental procedures as easy and as comfortable as possible for children. Constant reminders are given regarding the consumption of sugary foods and drinks, and in most cases, the ravages of dental decay and gum disease can be controlled.

We try to make dentistry fun and non-threatening and use as many preventative methods as we can, such as fissure sealing and careful brushing techniques.

Pit Fissure Sealants: These are fillings bonded to the biting surfaces of young permanent teeth to prevent decay and helps in the majority of children and an excellent preventive procedure. Pulpotomy, Pulpectomy & SS Crown. This procedure saves all severely damaged milk teeth wherein the decayed living tissue is removed and filled with a restorative material. The teeth that are protected by this method is further strengthened by capping with metal crowns.

Fluoride Application: Regular application of Fluoride agents make the tooth structure stronger and prevent tooth decay to a great extent. It is usually done once in 6 months.

Composite Filling: Teeth affected by decay or trauma are restored with tooth coloured composite & material composite.

Space Maintainer: The milk teeth guide the permanent set of teeth to erupt in a proper direction. In case of early loss of these teeth by decay or trauma, space has to be preserved by space maintainers, thereby directing the erupting permanent teeth to their normal position.

Habit Breaking Appliance: Oral habits such as thumb sucking, mouth breathing, lip biting cause malalignment of teeth can be treated by simple habit breaking appliances. For such myofunctional oral habits, myofunctional trainers are also the best option.

Correction of Crook Teeth

  • Trainers
  • Other removable types of appliances

Trainers: These Trainers not only correct habit but also correct malaligned teeth, helps other permanent teeth to erupt incorrect position assist in correcting abnormal jaw growth. For more details, see braces orthodontic treatment.