Our department is committed to providing the best oral health care to improve your child’s overall health. The Department of Dentistry is staffed by board-certified and board-eligible pediatric dentists to help provide the most up-to-date and contemporary care for your child.
When your child needs a hospital, Everything Matters ! Our pediatric dentists and specialists provide comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children, including those with special health care needs.
We treat all children up to 18 years of age and provide a full range of oral health care, including examinations, cleanings, fillings, crowns and extractions. We also offer dental treatment in the operating room, as well as for children who need oral sedation. For procedures outside of our scope of practice, we help to coordinate referrals to other services and specialties.
Mouth is considered a mirror of the body. Dental health is an intrinsic and essential part of overall health.
It is commonly known that maternal oral health has an effect on the developing fetus. Hence, we focus on providing pre-natal, natal and antenatal oral and dental care for expecting mothers.
Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. Left untreated, tooth decay can destroy the child’s teeth, and have a lasting effect on a child’s overall general health. It is advised to establish a Dental home for the child within first year of life. This enables the establishment of an appropriate preventive program and instills a positive dental attitude in the child and drastically reduces the chances of development of dental decay and/or gum diseases.
What Is The Minimum Age For Visiting A Kid’s Dentist?
You should take your child to the pediatric dentist as soon as the first tooth erupts in their mouth, or right around the time your child turns one. Book an appointment with an expert at Bedi Hospital for pediatric consultation.
How Long Should A Child Visit A Pediatric Dentist?
It is mandatory for a child to see a pediatric dentist till the age of 14, because by this time, all of their permanent teeth have grown out. Beyond this, it is the choice of the child and his/her parents. However, it is recommended that a child should visit a pediatric dentist till the age of 16.
When Should A Child Start Brushing?
For children, brushing should start with the eruption of the first tooth. However, expert kids dentist advice to make sure that the amount of toothpaste should be very small, almost equivalent to a grain of rice.
Should Mothers Clean The Mouth Of Babies If There Are No Teeth?
It is extremely important to maintain oral hygiene and keep the mouth clean & clear of germs, irrespective of the age. Mothers can clean the mouth, both upper and lower jaw, of their children with the help of a soft cloth
Is It Normal For Babies To Have A White Tongue?
Most babies have a white coating on their tongue in the initial few weeks, which is completely normal. There is nothing wrong with their oral hygiene.
What Is The Importance Of Milk Teeth?
As milk teeth erupt and fall, people often think that they do not matter in the overall part of oral hygiene. However, milk teeth play some really important roles, like:
They play the primary role of biting, chewing, and grinding the food before digesting it
They are also important in speech patterns and training
Milk teeth are the basis of the development of the jaw bones and muscles.
They provide the necessary shape of the mouth and room for permanent teeth to erupt.
We aim to provide all aspects of high-quality specialist dental care to the entire family in an environment marked by convenience, technology and a friendly, cheerful and holistic manner.
In order to achieve this, we plan to focus on:
Maternal oral healthcare
Pediatric and preventive dentistry
Comprehensive family dentistry
DENTAL CARE FOR BABIES
Babies are born with all their teeth - you can't see them because they are hidden in the gums. Baby teeth start to break through the gums around 6 months but it is important to start good oral care for infants even before the first tooth comes in. From healthy gums come healthy teeth.
Dental Consultations and diagnostic services
Digital dental radiographs
Dental anxiety and pain control
Preventive dental therapy- Fluorides, sealants
Scaling and polishing of teeth
Restoration of decayed or broken teeth
Endodontic treatment/ RCT for children and adults
Dental prosthesis- removable/ fixed
Preventive and interceptive orthodontic treat
Dental care for Children with special need