PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

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Paediatric Dentistry
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Paediatric dentistry is the dental speciality that provides oral health care for children from infancy through adolescence.
 

Paediatric Dentistry Includes:

• Full Mouth Examination

• Preventative Dentistry i.e. fissure sealants and fluoride treatment

• Treatment of decayed teeth with composite filling material

• Space maintenance

• Orthodontic treatment

What is a Fissure sealant?

Tooth decay most often form in the deep grooves on a tooth's surface. A fissure sealant is a thin layer of filling material that covers these deep grooves, thus preventing food and bacteria from getting stuck in the grooves and causing decay. 

What is a Space maintainer?

Space maintainers help "hold space" for permanent teeth. Your child may need a space maintainer if he or she loses a baby tooth prematurely, before the permanent tooth is ready to erupt. If a primary tooth is lost too early, adult teeth can erupt into the empty space instead of where they should be.