Dentistry for Kids- Pediatric Dentistry
Sakti Dental has a warm, caring and child friendly environment where we want every child to enjoy the dental experience. This Children’s clinic is a normal place with novel ideas.
Preventive Dental care
Fluoride application – forms a protective coating over the teeth and prevents decay.
Pit and Fissure Sealants – Sealing of the pits and grooves of the teeth prevents food from sticking and prevents decay.
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 caping.
Stainless Steel Crowns
Stainless steel preformed crowns are used to cover the decayed tooth and provide the chewing efficiency, prevent spread of decay and to maintain the space till the permanent counterpart erupts.
Strip crowns are used to restore front teeth since stainless steel would not be aesthetically pleasing.
When milk teeth are lost earlier than the permanent teeth are mature for eruption, then the space needs to be preserved by means of space maintainer appliances to prevent the alteration in tooth alignment .
Habit Breaking Appliances
Thumb sucking, mouth breathing, nail biting, lip sucking habits need to be stopped after the age of 3-4 years. Habit breakers – reminder type appliances are used to stop harmful habits.
Sports Mouth guard — Mainly indicated for Children involved in vigorous sports. It will prevent any trauma to their teeth and jaws.They fit exactly onto the teeth,allow to breathe freely and to speak normally.