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Pediatric Dentistry

  1. In this category Dentists treat a broad range of diseases in infants, children and adolescents, and are experts in providing care to make their patients feel comfortable, also educate their patients and the patient’s parents about the importance of oral health and preventative oral health care.
  2. Children begin to get their baby teeth during the first 6 months of life. By age 6 or 7 years, they start to lose their first set of teeth, which eventually are replaced by secondary, permanent teeth.
  3. Without proper dental care, children face possible oral decay and disease that can cause a lifetime of pain and complications. Today, early childhood dental caries—an infectious disease—is more common in children.
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  5. Oral Health Education and Training: Dentists work with patients with new teeth, they place an early emphasis on health education.The goal is to help to establish healthy habits that children will follow through their youth and beyond.
  6. Diagnosis and Preventive Treatment: Dental sealants and fluoride treatments to prevent tooth decay. Examine X-rays to identify problem areas.
  7. A range of common and complex oral health issues in young patients. For instance, cavities, remove teeth, fix broken teeth, treat sensitive teeth and space maintainers.

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