Journal of Dental Research and Practice

Kuldip Shah

Cherish Child Dental Care, India


  • Short Communication   
    Grow up with a healthy smile: Insight of pediatric dentistry- A recent concept
    Author(s): Kuldip Shah

    Journey of thousand miles starts with a single step likewise journeyof life starts with infancy. So starting from infancy to childhood to adolescence, there is an important role of a person who takes care of good oral hygiene throughout this journey, is a pediatric dentist. By being an age-specific specialty, pediatric dentistry encompasses disciplines such as behavior guidance, care of the medically and developmentally compromised and differently abled patient, supervision of orofacial growth and development, caries prevention, sedation, pharmacological management and hospital dentistry, as well as other traditional fields of dentistry. Good pedodontic practice never starts at clinic but it starts at home with proper brushing, patient education, diet counselling and motivation. In the beginning pediatric dentistry was mainly concerned with extraction and restorations.. View More»

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