“How to make brushing interesting for my child?”

Children on the whole, need special care. And children with special needs, more care! “How to make brushing interesting for my child?” This is the most common question I get asked, for children in general and by parents of special health care needs in particular.   The few tips that parents can try and help the

How to Manage bruxism(teeth grinding) in kids?

It is a parafunctional, involuntary activity which can be caused due to many reasons. There can be 2 types of night grinding: Primary: In this type, there are no specific medical causes. Secondary: When this parafunctional oral activity is associated with disorders such as psychiatric disorders (anxiety and depression), drugs or some diseases like Parkinson or

Behavior Management: What Makes Paediatric Dentistry Special?

  Behavior management is a crucial factor in providing dental care for children. These behavior management techniques are rooted in empathy and a concern for the well-being of the child. Behavior management can be pharmacological (different levels of sedation and general anesthesia) and Non-pharmacological (where different behavior modification techniques based on psychology and different behavioural
What is a Pediatric Dentist / Pedodontist ?

What is a Pediatric Dentist / Pedodontist ?

Sick children need pediatricians to treat them. These age-based specialists who treat children are equipped to handle the needs of little ones and manage them appropriately for any treatments or procedures. Similarly, pediatric dentists fulfill a very important role in the care of children’s teeth. Their scope in oral medicine is unique and specialized especially