2. G U I D E D B Y
1. Dr. Bharath Bhushan Sir
2. Dr. Khushboo Barjatya Ma’am
3. Dr. Binti Rani Chand Ma’am
4. Dr. Preene Juneja Ma’am
5. Dr. Abhilasha M.Tripathi Ma’am
6. Dr. Hariom Meena Sir SUBMITTED BY:-
Raksha Malviya (2017-18)
Roll no.- 54
Pedodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned
with providing comprehensive dental care and
treatment for the child patient ,mking it the most
satisfying and rewarding specialty of dentistry
4. Stages of Childhood
Although the term “child” is used to cover all age
groups from birth to age - 13 years
WHO terminology refers to
- Newborns : 1-28 days
- Infants: upto 12 months
- Children: 1-10 years
- Adolescents:10-13 years
To determine what is the best
for the child at that moment.
What is best for the adult to
whom the child will eventually
Overall health of the child should be of primary
Prevention is always better than cure ;prevention
should be the prime objective rather than treatment
While selecting the treatment modality of
pedodontist should always focus on the
comprehensive oral health care of the child
The developing dentition in a growing child need
to be monitored by the pedodontist constantly from
7. A pedodontist needs to update his knowledge
with the recent advancment in the specialty to be
able to deliver quality dental care to the child.
Pedodontists are also well trained psychologists
and should form a solid foundation for the child
patient by instilling in him a positive dental
8. Father of Paediatric Dentistry in India
Dr Bal Raj
9. SCOPESRestorative dentistry
10. Scope of Pedodontics
It is based on the basic knowledge from various
odontological , medical and behavioral science that
applies to the unique situations of developing child
Paediatric dentistry also includes treatment and
early diagnosis of oral diseases and condition found
in child and adolescent mouth including caries,
peroidontal abescess and mineralization defects, etc.
Paediatric dentistry is an integrated science of all the
The dentist who wants to master the art of child
dentistry has to know when to transform his
knowledge from other branches and modify the
treatment according to the child’s needs.
12. Behavior Management
Be honest with a child.
Consider the child’s point of view.
Use “tell, show, do”.
Give positive reinforcement.
13. Special patients
- Mild mental retardation describes individuals
with IQs ranging from 50-55 to 70.
-Moderate mental retardation describes
individuals with IQs ranging from 35-40 to 50-55.
-Severe mental retardation describes individuals
with IQs ranging from 20-25 to 35-40.
-Profound mental retardation describes
individuals with IQs ranging from below 20 to 25.
14. Diagnosis And Treatment Planning
Medical and dental history
-Past hospitalization and surgeries.
-Date of child’s last visit to the physician.
-Medications, daily medications.
- Unfavorable reaction to any medicine, allergies.
-Weight at birth and any problems at birth.
-Levels of learning.
-Mains concern about the child’s dental health.
-Finger, thumb, or pacifier habits.
15. -Fluoride and toothbrush habits.
-Inherited family dental characteristics.
16. Preventive Dentistry
geared to improving a child’s brushing and flossing
Children between 6 month and age 16 should take in
Review specific nutrients a child needs to grows.
Applied to the teeth to help keeps them cavity free.
19. Types of Injuries
Fractured anterior teeth
Documentation of accident includes
The tooth is forcibly driven into the alveolus so that
only a portion of the crown is visible .