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What is Pedodontics?

Pedodontics or paediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry that deals with diagnosis and treatment of children’s teeth.
Pedodontist is a dentist who specializes in child dental care.
Unlike adults, kids require different level of behavioural guidance and that is why pedodontics specialists are important for managing kids.
Dept of Pedodontics, SSCDS Dental Clinics has taken the lead in use of conscious sedation for kids and also looks after dental needs of children of some nearby adopted schools. We have an exclusive department, facilities and specialists dedicated to oral care only for kids.

When to visit a pedodontist?

  • For kids teeth cleaning and prevention of decay
  • To manage habits like thumb/ finger sucking
  • To detect early malocclusion and treat them
  • To treat teeth cavities in kids

Treatment options

Preventive treatments

This involves procedures like cleaning, pit and fissure sealants, fluorides, diet counselling and risk assessment for kids to avoid major dental problems.

Interceptive treatments

This involves treatments in co-ordination with orthodontist to intercept future malpositioning, future chances of dental emergencies and future loss of teeth.

Restorative and surgical treatments

This involves therapeutic measures when a problem has already occurred such as treatments for cavities like fillings, pulpectomy, stainless steel crowns, extractions or treatment of paediatric dental emergencies.

What is the cost of pediatric treatments at SSCDS Dental Clinics?

At SSCDS Dental Clinics, patients can avail of exclusive department only for kids’ dental treatment, at minimal or sometimes even free costs.
Restorations Starting from Rs. 300
Pulpectomy Rs. 500 per tooth
Stainless Steel Crown Rs. 500 per tooth
Appliances (habit breaking/ orthodontics/ space maintainers) Starting from Rs. 500
Conscious sedation Rs. 2000
General Anaesthesia Rs. 10000 – Rs. 15000 (not including treatments)