Pediatric dentistry is the field of dentistry that focus on the dental care of children. It includes infants and toddlers to teenagers. A pediatric dentist provides comprehensive and primary and therapeutic oral health care for kids. The field of pediatric dentistry includes a variety of techniques, disciplines, skills, and procedures.
Dentistry has an important role in an individuals health care. Because, an infant gets it first teeth at the age of a fifth or ninth month. Oral care should be started from there. Dental disease is one of the most common chronic illnesses for children. Centers for Disease Condition and Prevention says that, more than one-quarter of children have tooth decay problem in baby teeth.
Children are most prone to dental problems. They get cavities easily because of the sugary or chocolaty diet. So, it is important to give children more care than anyone else. The parents should teach them good, hygienic oral habits.