Children require regular checkup and maintenance in order to preserve the teeth and prevent early loss of milk teeth.
Preventive Treatments – Pediatric Dentist in Chennai
Fluoride application toughens the teeth and prevents decay. This needs to be done once in 6 months.
Pit and Fissure Sealants
Sealing of the pits and grooves of the teeth prevents food from sticking and prevents decay. This needs to be done once in 6 months.
While the milk tooth can be filled if decayed, deeper cavities may require removal of the infected pulp tissue called pulpectomy or pulpotomy. Some deep cavities may require pulp capping.
Stainless Steel Crowns
Stainless steel preformed crowns (3M) are used to cover the decayed tooth and provide the chewing efficiency, prevent the spread of decay and to maintain the space till the permanent counterpart erupts
Strip crowns are used to restore front teeth since stainless teeth would not be aesthetically pleasing
Pediatric Dentist in Chennai: When milk teeth are lost earlier than the permanent teeth are mature for an eruption, space needs to be preserved otherwise the child may have an arrangement problem or locking of the tooth in the bone. That may require extensive treatments later
Thumb sucking, mouth breathing, nail biting, lip sucking habits need to be broken after the age of 4 years. The pediatric dental specialist can design a special appliance and custom make it for the child to help break the habit
Avoiding the Dentist is the most common trend in India. When it comes to children the scenario is even worse. Many are scared to take their little ones to the dentist due to the very basic factor of fear and anxiety in children. Apollo WHITE Dental has a team of specially trained Pediatric Dentist in Chennai who would take utmost care of your little ones. With specially designed Dino chair, soothing ambience, loving and caring expert dentists, your child would love a dental visit.
Right from preventive dental treatment such as fluoride therapy, scaling, preventive restoration to advanced dental treatment like serial extraction, root canal treatment can be performed while your child is at ease. Several Behavior management techniques are carried out by our team of experts and one among them is conscious sedation. In this procedure nitrous oxide or laughing gas is administered in your child at a permissible dose by our anaesthetist, wherein your child gets to sleep during a dental procedure. The best part is our child will not remember what happened in the dental chair and would love to visit the dentist again with our best Pediatric Dentist in Chennai. This procedure is done for multiple dental procedures in anxious children.