Child Dentistry

Your Wonderkid deserves a Wonderful Smile

Kids friendly Pediatric Care

If you’re looking for a trustworthy dentist who offers the latest in kids dentistry, Kolkata residents should know that we’re fully committed to ensuring a gentle and positive experience for children of all ages.

Whether it’s your child’s first dental check-up, or whether you’re scheduling your entire family in for an examination that same day, our team uses the latest gentle dental techniques and child-friendly know-how to provide quality pediatric dentistry that is both fun and educational. We love helping children learn why teeth are important.

Healthy Smiles Start Early

If you want your child to have a healthy smile as an adult, then finding a quality general or pediatric dentist early in life is key. The oral habits they take on board now will set the tone for their oral health in the future. For this reason, our team of dentists advises that children should see a general or pediatric dentist by the age of 2. If you are struggling to find the right pediatric dentist for your child in Kolkata, you can be rest assured that at Dental World we treat your youngest with the same levels of care and empathy that we would our own. With our brand of compassionate patient-focused dental care, our dentists make pediatric dentistry something to remember for all the right reasons.

Pediatric Dentistry Services at dental world

It’s always a pleasure to welcome children to our dental clinic! Our brand of pediatric dentistry is fun, educational, comfortable and stress-free.

We know that a positive relationship between the dentist and the patient sets the foundation for good oral health, and we love to have the opportunity to kickstart this relationship through your child’s visits, in which we offer:

Regular check-ups and hygiene cleaning are vital to prevent problems like cavities and tooth decay.

Regular check-ups allow us to spot problems early and address tooth cavities using the latest non-invasive fillings.

We take a special interest in orthodontics and can help with your child’s oral development through regular bite and jaw growth evaluations.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The best choice for infants is a toothbrush with soft bristles and a small head. Brushing at least once a day, at bedtime, will remove plaque bacteria that can lead to decay.

“First visit by first birthday” is the general rule. To prevent dental problems, your child should see a pediatric dentist when the first tooth appears, usually between 6 and 12 months of age, certainly no later than his/her first birthday.

Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty that focuses on the oral health of children. In order to become a practicing pediatric dentist, a person should complete 2-3 years of additional training. Children are tough to handle, more so when they in pain. Pediatric dentists are trained to show extreme patience and possess effective techniques to eliminate the child’s fear and pain at the same time.

Baby bottle tooth decay is rapid tooth decay due to  prolonged nursing. It happens when a child goes to sleep while breast-feeding and/or bottle-feeding. The flow of saliva is reduced during sleep and the natural self-cleansing action of the mouth is diminished. putting anything other than water in their bedtime bottle. Encourage your child to drink from a cup as they approach their first birthday. The baby should be weaned from the bottle at 12-14 months of age.

Thumb and pacifier sucking for a long period of time can create crooked, crowded and bite related teeth problems. Most children stop these habits on their own. However, if  they are still sucking their thumbs or fingers when the permanent teeth arrive, the pediatric dentist recommends a mouth appliance.

Do not use fluoridated toothpaste until age 3. Until then, clean your child’s teeth with water and a soft-bristled toothbrush. Parents should supervise brushing after the age of 3. Use only a pea-sized amount of toothpaste and make sure your child does not swallow excess toothpaste.

To comfort your child, rinse his/her mouth with warm salt water and apply a cold compress on your child’s face if it is swollen. Do not put heat or aspirin on the sore area, but you may give the child acetaminophen for pain. Visit the dentist as soon as possible