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What is Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry, or pedodontics, deals with the processes that children experience from birth to adolescence. The field of pedodontics focuses on the detection and treatment of oral and dental health diseases experienced during this period.

  • Follow-up of any problems that may occur during the eruption of milk teeth,
  • Resolving detected problems,
  • Detection and treatment of caries that may occur in milk teeth or permanent teeth,
  • Precautions to be taken, when necessary, to prevent early tooth extraction from disrupting the tooth row,
  • The branch of pedodontics, which covers many areas such as the use of prosthetic teeth, helps to get through a long and complicated period in the healthiest way.

What Age Range Does the Pediatric Dentist Target?

The pediatric dentist manages the process from birth to adolescence. Considering this information, the age of going to pediatric dentistry varies between 0 and 14. Looking at the specified 14 – 15-year period, processes such as the toothlessness phase in infancy, the beginning and completion of the transition to permanent teeth are experienced, such as the beginning and completion of the transition to permanent teeth. The field of pediatric dentistry is of great importance as there are many factors that need to be taken into consideration during all these periods.

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