What does pediatric dentistry entail and why is it important?

Children’s dentistry is a branch of dentistry that deals with the preservation of the health of baby teeth, which is very important for the later good health of permanent teeth. Children’s dentists specialize in the treatment and prevention of gum and tooth diseases in children of various ages, including newborns.

Baby teeth are very important for the health and proper development of the child. What it means? Diseased milk teeth can threaten the development of permanent teeth, and also without healthy teeth, there is no proper development of the jaw, speech, chewing…

In the “Philia Dental” dental practice, we provide the following services in the field of children’s dentistry:

  • Preventive examinations in children
  • Extraction and repairs of baby teeth
  • Education on proper oral hygiene
  • Filling fissures

The most common dental diseases in children

  1. Tooth decay
  2. Periodontitis (inflammation of the gums)
  3. Pulpitis (inflammation of the tooth pulp)
  4. Abscess (tooth infection)
  5. Extraction (tooth removal)
  6. Hypoplasia (underdeveloped tooth)
  1. Caries is a form of dental disease caused by the formation of acidic bacteria in the mouth. Bacteria feed on sugar and create acids that damage tooth cartilage. As a result, the teeth become damaged and cavities begin to form. If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to mouth pain, tooth loss, a