Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

This branch deals with the preventive and treatment aspects of diseases concerning the oral cavity of children. This is the most challenging field of Dentistry as it requires knowledge, skill and extreme patience as far as patient handling is concerned. This branch is the most difficult one as the Dental care personnel has to handle the present diseased condition as well as plan for a healthy and esthetic dentition for the future. It also emphasizes on the life- long oral hygiene practice behavior of the child. At Lalitha Smile Clinic, we take utmost care to ease the child off any apprehensions related to dentistry.

Some of the procedures performed:

  • Pediatric pulpotomy and pulpectomies (Pulp therapies)
  • Stainless steel crowns for children
  • Pediatric extractions
  • Fluoride therapies for deciduous teeth
  • Pit and fissure sealants as a part of preventive care
  • Space maintainers
  • Habit breaking appliances
  • Functional appliances

latest advancements:

  • Apexogenesis and apexification procedures
  • Treatment under conscious sedation
  • Treatment of pediatric patients under general anaesthesia
  • Teeth replantation
  • Management of dental trauma in pediatric patients
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