Pediatric dentistry is the specialty of a pediatric dentist or pediatric dentist who takes care of the child’s oral health, from birth to adolescence. Pediatric dentists specially trained in this specialty will monitor the growth and development of your children’s teeth, and it will prevent and treat various diseases, as it is a psychological dimension owned by a doctor Dental Over the course of the sessions, he will be able to establish a trusting relationship with his patient, which will allow him to provide care and treatment more easily.
What is the role of pediatric dentistry?
The pediatric dentist will receive his young patients in an atmosphere full of colors and fun, in fact, dentist phobia often appears during childhood so it is necessary for the child to feel comfortable in the environment in which he finds himself, and with confidence with his dentist.
The role of the pediatric dentist, of course, will be to reassure the child by explaining to him in simple words and according to his age, the different stages, and he will adopt the necessary care according to his age and not use any medical term that can cause anxiety in the child.
What is the role of a pediatric dentist?
A pediatric dentist will intervene in various forms of care and treatment, including:
•        Awareness: It is the most important part. The role of the pediatric dentist is not limited to helping the child understand the importance of brushing his teeth daily, but he also helps parents by giving them some advice about choosing toothpaste, foods and drinks to avoid, and not sucking his thumb.
•        Prevention of caries: Cavities often affect children, so the role of the pediatric dentist is to apply sealants and fluoride treatments to protect tooth enamel and reduce the growth of remaining cavities.
•        Prevention of caries: at this age, the risk of a cavity is greater, in order to prevent its appearance, the pediatric dentist applies a protective anti-caries varnish; It is a resin that will come into the occlusal grooves of the permanent molars.
•        Clefts from any diseases: thanks to the x-ray system, the dentist will be able to anticipate and prevent any problems in the mouth that could affect your child’s teeth, this ranges from malocclusion, bruxism, to irregularities in the jaw, these examinations allow the patient to start treatment in the fastest time possible to meet the patient’s needs.
•        Care and treatment: In addition to preventive treatments, it will also provide the patient with more important work, which may be required to treat some oral injuries, for example, if a child’s teeth fall out prematurely.
When does a child need care?
•        It is recommended to make the first appointment with a dentist with experience in pediatrics as soon as the first milk tooth appears,
•        From this moment it is recommended to consult a dentist every 6 months to ensure that his teeth are developing properly.
•        From the age of 6, the child can consult an orthodontist who will assess whether or not wearing braces is necessary.
Why is it necessary to take care of your child’s milk teeth?
Milk teeth serve as replacements for their permanent counterparts. If the milk teeth are lost prematurely due to decay or infection, the adjacent primary teeth gradually slide into the gap. As a result, the permanent tooth either comes out in an abnormal position or does not come out completely. If this happens, you will need to Investing time and money to put the tooth in place with braces or surgical treatment.
From the above discussion, as parents, we must take good care of your child’s teeth, besides regular brushing and flossing, another essential aspect of taking care of your child’s teeth is regular dental check-up visits. Unfortunately, many children dread going to their dentist.
What if you could take your child to a dental clinic that has a separate department to take care of children’s dental needs? Yes, it is possible. In our clinic, we provide specialized pediatric dental services to our little heroes, we not only make sure that your child will love our working environment, but our dentists and friendly staff will make sure he enjoys every part of the dental exam.
What pediatric dental services do we provide?
Let’s take a look at the range of pediatric dental services we offer:
Preventive dentistry: We believe in preventing dental problems before they require treatment, therefore, we will check your child’s teeth at every checkup, and we also offer fluoride treatment which is one of the best ways to prevent tooth decay, in addition, if our dentists think your child has A tendency to develop cavities, so we will apply sealants to the back teeth so that the child’s teeth remain protected.
Pediatric Restorative Dentistry: Our dentists will do their best to prevent your child’s teeth from being extracted. In the event your child develops cavities, our dentists will repair the damaged teeth with appropriate filling materials. Don’t worry; Our dentists are trained to provide painless care for your child in a comfortable and relaxing environment.
Root Canal Treatment: We believe in preventing every tooth from being extracted. That’s why our dentists try to restore the most damaged tooth through root canal treatment. However, there is no need to worry; It will not be the traditional root canal procedure that many people are afraid of, we will make it a pleasant and somewhat painless experience.
Space preservation and preventive orthodontics: Our philosophy is to prevent dental problems before they cause permanent damage and require treatment, space preservers are devices placed within a space created by one of a child’s missing teeth, space preservers prevent surrounding teeth from shifting into the space and allow continuous eruption back Not only that, our dentists will carefully monitor your child’s teeth and if they feel that your child is developing abnormal habits such as thumb sucking or tongue thrusting, they will use different treatment options to help your child prevent orthodontic problems by overcoming these habits.
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Muscular Functional Orthodontics: A revolutionary orthodontic treatment option that harnesses your child’s growth pattern to correct various orthodontic problems during the early years (3-15 years), the need for door braces often eliminated later in life, we work by removing Factors, such as abnormal dental habits that cause tooth deviation, then ensure the healthy growth and development of the jaws and facial bones.
Dentistry for Children with Autism and Down Syndrome: We understand that it is difficult for parents to obtain treatment for children with autism or Down Syndrome, these children need additional and individual care, with this in mind, our pediatric dentistry is trained to provide dental care for dental patients from Children with special needs, therefore, you can rest assured that your child will receive the attention possible under the supervision of highly trained and qualified staff.
Treatment under general anesthesia: For children who are very frightened or for cases where a more extensive procedure is planned, our dentists may choose to provide treatment under general anesthesia. To this end, we have partnered with a fully equipped partner hospital to provide all medical services during the procedure.
Why are we the best in Pediatric Dentistry?
Here are some of the reasons why we are the best place to take care of your child’s teeth:
•        Not all clinics are equipped for pediatric services: Not all clinics are equipped to meet your child’s dental needs, however, not only do we have qualified staff, but we also have the latest equipment to specifically take care of your child’s dental health.
•        Your child will love our services: We have taken great care in designing our Pediatric Dentistry service so that children will love being there, we have friendly staff who will welcome your child in the department, while waiting for a dental consultation, your child can play as long as they like in our fully furnished and equipped play area, they can even watch Their favorite cartoon while being examined by our pediatric dentists.
•        Unparalleled Expertise: We are very proud of the fact that we have a member of the dental team with a PhD in Pediatric Dentistry, so you can rest assured that your child is in good hands with us.
•        We all love the wonderful smiles of our children, and we want to keep them for life.
•        In our clinics, we make it possible for you, just make sure you take care of your child’s dental health and visit us regularly for pediatric check-ups, that’s all you need to ensure your child has good dental and physical health for life.
Does my child have enamel problems? What is MIH?
•        MIH is a tooth defect that affects at least one or four permanent molars where permanent incisors can also be affected.
•        Affected teeth show spots of varying size and color (white to yellow-brown), with or without tooth tissue loss.
•        It can be seen through the appearance of these teeth in the mouth, and the reason is systemic or perhaps as a result of an event that led to a disturbance in the formation (mineralization) of these teeth, for example taking antibiotics or reflux drugs.
•        Even Bisphenol A is suspected to be responsible for enamel problems. Affected teeth are more fragile, chip and decay more easily and quickly, are more sensitive to brushing, hot, cold, and chewed, and are more difficult to numb.
•        We specialize in the treatment of MIH, which includes many preventive therapies, treatment of necrotic lesions, enamel loss and above all specific pain management.
Tooth decay treatment
•        Good oral health for your child is essential, which is why we offer a full range of customized treatments.
•        Our dental treatments are adapted to children: biologically conservative, painless, non-invasive dentistry.
•        New materials are regularly supplied to us and new biotechnologies allow us to provide the most appropriate care for your child.
•        If your child is diagnosed with a cavity, it must be treated quickly (otherwise it continues to eat away at the tooth).
Aesthetic restoration
•        We always make sure to choose the most suitable restorative material for your child, we mainly use two white and aesthetic materials: glass ionomer cement (CVI) or composite.
Very deep caries treatment
•        Endodontics refers to the treatment of the pulp of the tooth, which is necessary when the pulp of the tooth is affected, this can happen when the tooth is traumatized or in a state of very deep caries.
Children’s dental crowns
•        In many cases, our conservative and restorative treatments allow us to preserve severely damaged teeth.
•        Based on a conservative and non-surgical philosophy, we do what is necessary to preserve the diseased deciduous teeth, in order to naturally preserve space for the permanent teeth.
•        To this end, we may offer you an aesthetic ceramic dental crown.
Dental caries defect
•        Our philosophy is to always preserve teeth through restoration techniques, however, there are certain cases that require tooth extraction.
How to extract a tooth without scaring the child?
•        Unfortunately, it is sometimes necessary to extract a tooth after trauma or infection or to facilitate orthodontic treatment.
•        The philosophy of our practice is to preserve teeth whenever possible, but when it becomes necessary to extract one or more teeth, we always make sure that this work is done in the best conditions.
•        We take the time to gently perform this gesture, to always give effective local anesthesia and, if necessary, to perform the act under conscious sedation with us to provide the greatest comfort for your child.
•        Your child will be able to collect his teeth for the little mouse and we also give him a diploma for his bravery,
•        Written recommendations will be given to you and we will remain at your disposal by e-mail or phone, we always recommend a spacer in case you lose a tooth prematurely.
Breastfeeding caries syndrome
Milk teeth have an important function in maintaining space for the permanent teeth. The tool for maintaining space, in the case of early loss of a child’s teeth, is a very effective way to combat orthodontic complications, when a child’s teeth are lost at a very early age due to “breastfeeding caries” or trauma, They must be replaced We manufacture aesthetically pleasing fixed space preservers These appliances consist of false teeth, orthodontic wires and tapes attached to the back teeth of a child The space preserver must remain in the mouth until the permanent tooth appears, for optimum comfort, cleanliness is essential A good mouth and regular observation Every child has the right to maintain a beautiful smile even if he loses a tooth prematurely.
Fear of pediatric dentistry
It is important to advertise the visit to the dentist as an opportunity for your teen to take care of their oral health in a completely natural and positive way. Do not express your concerns. If one parent is afraid of the dentist, it is recommended that the other accompany the teen, so that your teen has a positive experience from his first visit, we are We are selective in our choice of vocabulary, we try to avoid using words that might frighten him, we appreciate your cooperation to help us build a good relationship with him, once your teen becomes familiar with us and our company, it will be easier for us to establish a relationship of trust and get his cooperation, we strive to provide dental care Painless in a reassuring environment.
Pediatric dental emergency
•        We believe in understanding and respecting our patients and their families, busy and hectic schedules, for this reason, we provide convenient working hours.
•        There are no limits to our working hours to treat someone in pain or with any kind of trauma, we are always here for you, in order for our patients to have an exceptional dental experience, we know they need to feel comfortable and relaxed; you will always pass through our doors in an atmosphere of smiling faces And a warm, friendly and friendly environment.
•        Although our goal is to prevent dental emergencies, we understand that the need for urgent dental care is sometimes necessary and can be a stressful experience for parents and children, we strive to respond to emergencies as quickly and compassionately as possible.
•        Children’s dental care is an important milestone, since the first teeth appear, generally around 6 months, children’s dental care and treatment should be treated with great care.
•        Regular dental appointments are essential for your child. Good oral hygiene is the easiest and cheapest way to reduce future tooth decay and dental infections.
Treating children’s anxiety
•        Today there are a large number of people who suffer from dental phobia, especially in children. Fear of the dentist is a factor to consider, as a result, many dentists today specialize in treating this group of patients.
•        Inhaled nitrous oxide sedation is not only used in anxious patients, this technique is generally appreciated for its gentle effect on patients.
•        Anesthesia helps greatly in pediatric dentistry To treat anxious but cooperative children, children must be able to understand the need for dental treatment.
•        However, this is not suitable for children who refuse to cooperate completely, these solutions are also not suitable for children who are seriously ill or for children with respiratory problems.
•        In these cases, general anesthesia is highly recommended.
Tooth decay and dental stain treatments in children
•        Poor oral hygiene has serious consequences for your child’s overall health and well-being. Measures to promote dental health begin at birth.
•        Tooth decay is rarely painful in children, mainly related to improper brushing technique or eating too much sugar.
•        It is caused mainly by bacteria, and develops more easily on teeth that are often in contact with sweet fluids and are not cleaned regularly. If your child has tooth decay, it is necessary to consult a specialist to treat it and determine the cause of its presence.
•        Another factor of poor dental hygiene is the presence of stains, which are increasingly prevalent in our children. They can be white, yellow or brown.
•        There are many possible explanations: premature birth or low birth weight, repeated infection at an early age (otitis media and bronchitis, pollution or vitamin deficiency, especially calcium and vitamin D).
Dental treatment for children
•        Orthodontic care is also important in pediatric dentistry as orthodontics can modify the growth and development of a child’s jaw.
•        You can see your child’s orthodontist when his jaw is growing too slow or too fast, his teeth are misplaced, or he can’t close his mouth properly.
•        This can be partially explained by the prominent teeth, after an in-depth analysis, a specialist dentist will assess the need for appropriate orthodontic treatment.
•        Orthodontic treatments are rare before the age of four, unless your child suffers from a sharp discrepancy between his jaws. In most cases, the application of treatments from the age of 6 years after thumb sucking (Lollette syndrome) or pacifier sucking for long periods, then there is poor jaw development upper, leading to jaw tightness.
•        For all these reasons, it is necessary to take care of dental abnormalities quickly. Early intervention avoids heavy treatments in adolescence or adulthood.
Pediatric dentistry steps
Dentist’s first appointment
•        The goal of the first visit is to build a trusting relationship between the child and the dentist, to expose the child to dental tools from an early age, the first visit to the dentist before the age of two is generally recommended.
•        Ensure that these visits remain a positive and enjoyable memory for the child, to introduce the team: the dentist, dental hygienist and dental assistants.
•        During the first appointment, the dentist will perform a comprehensive examination of your child, including a dental examination, a growth examination, a face and a smile as well.
•        The dentist will also give you advice on brushing, oral hygiene and eating habits that you should follow at home. The treatment is not performed on the same day.
•        At the end of the appointment, a treatment plan and preventive measures are put in place to ensure the sustainability of these results.
Confidence of the child when he arrives
•        The first meeting with the dentist serves first of all to create a relationship with the child, but also with the parents, it is necessary to determine the nature and character of the child before the intervention.
•        Is the child anxious? Is he rather energetic, shy, or extroverted? Every child is unique, and the dental professional must find the best way to connect with the child to put them in trust and build a caring relationship.
•        Confidence building begins before the meeting with appropriate vocabulary. The waiting room is designed to allow the child to have fun and relax.
•        The dentist will take the time to explain to the child what to do, and then what to do, put him or her in confidence, little by little using simple words and give him a distraction.
Support all your life
Don’t wait until your child has a toothache to seek help in pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dental care should begin as soon as possible to reduce and prevent cavities and cavities in infants and children. Scheduling your child’s dental exam at an early age also helps address potential problems that may arise. Affect your child’s developing teeth Regular dental check-ups starting early in life helps eliminate and reduce dental and gum disease Having a family dentist is essential in managing children’s dental care Dentists generally welcome patients of all ages. Thus, pediatric dentistry accompanies your child throughout his life. This type of continuity allows your children to see the same dentist into adulthood, so your child will find it easier to consult a dentist, over time these fears will disappear.