Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry

About the Department

Shabnam Zahir

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Department of Pediatric And Preventive Dentistry, GNIDSR deals with treatment of all kinds of dental ailments in children from infants to approximately 13 years of age including those with special health care needs.

Apart from this, being there formative years, the goal of this department is to inculcate good oral hygiene practices among children, for a better oral health of society in future.

This department treats all kinds of dental cavities and gum diseases in milk teeth of children. They perform extraction of milk tooth, dental fillings, root canal therapy, pediatric crowns and teeth cleaning for the children.

The treatment of the above ailments is done in such a manner that the environment is playful and little children can correlate. Every treatment is explained and demonstrated to the children in ways and words which they can understand.

This department also works in close collaboration with the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, GNIDSR and the department of Orthodontics, GNIDSR to provide surgical and orthodontic treatment of children respectively.

The department is equipped with conscious sedation unit to provide dental treatment in a painfree environment.

Faculty and students of the department are involved in providing dental treatment through dental camps at various orphanages, special schools and schools as part of their responsibility to the community.

Space Maintaners , Deciduous Teeth Extraction , Deciduous Teeth Pulpectomy and Pulpotomy , Aesthetic Fillings , Crowns .


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