Kids tend to show their feelings more than adults. Therefore, the dentist and the parents have to work their way out to understand and control the kids feelings and ensure that they are comfortable with all the dental treatments.
Pediatric dentistry is a specialized field of dentistry that is focused on treatment and oral health care for children. A normal dentist is fully trained and capable of treating a child, however, in special cases like children with special diseases or disorders, they might need help from a pedodontist i.e. a dentist who specializes in pediatric dentistry. Furthermore, if it is necessary to carry out complex procedures such as sedation and general anesthesia while treating a child, it is best to be done by a pedodontist instead of a general practitioner, as the pedodontist will have more detail knowledge and experience. Continue reading →