Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a subject that deals with the care and treatment of children’s teeth. It is thus an age defined specialty. It involves, but is not limited to: conselling parents regarding diet, prevention and management of dental caries, pediatric endodontics, management of traumatic injuries of teeth, preventive and interceptive orthodontics, cosmetic dental treatment using latest technology, managing gingival and periodontal diseases in infants, children and adolescents including those with special health care needs.
The department is of the firm belief that “every child has a fundamental right to total oral health” and strives towards achieving this end.
Apart from regular out- patient consultation the department also.
It conducts school dental health camps and various other programmes for the care and treatment of children’s teeth. In short, it caters to the dental needs of pediatric patients.