Total Patients seen in college till date : More than 25 Lacs
Average OPD of the department : Approx 75 Patient Per Day
Special Equipments of the Department : Electrocautery & Magnifying Loupes
Q) What is Pediatric Dentistry?
It is a branch of dentistry and is an age defined specialty, that provides primary and comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral he ...
Q) What is Pediatric Dentistry?
It is a branch of dentistry and is an age defined specialty, that provides primary and comprehensive, preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children, through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
Q) Why Pediatric dentistry?
Pediatric dentistry is a dental specialty that deals with the care of children’s teeth, focused on diagnosing and treating children’s dental issues. A pediatric dentist works with children starting in infancy through young adulthood. They help children to achieve and maintain good oral health. Children are often nervous and afraid about going to the dentist and the doctor. A pediatric dentist is trained to keep children at ease and use special skills to make children comfortable. The staff at their office is also trained to work with children, they create a fun and comfortable environment for child patients.
Q) What are the differences between a Pediatric dentist and a General dentist?
Pediatric dentist specializes in dentistry for children, they have completed three additional years of training after the completion of their graduation in dentistry. Pediatric dentists go through lots of extra training as compared to graduate general dentist and other specialist dentist because children experience different dental issues than adults. Pediatric dentists are specially trained in child psychology and behavior guidance techniques to help ease the fears of children, and create a positive experience for them with a wide range of temperaments and developmental levels, whereas, a general dentist is a graduate who diagnose and treat the preliminary dental problems of people of all ages, they do not have a particular specialization.
Q) What are the Career options once one has become a Pediatric dentist?
Pediatric dentist can work as faculty in Govt./private dental or medical colleges, consultant in various Govt./private hospitals or can run their own exclusive Pediatric dental clinical/practice. One can also become an integral part of teams treating Cleft Palate cases. They are often involved in Multidisciplinary treatments for Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Children with special health care needs besides routine clinical practice.
Departmental operatory is colourful, vibrant and child friendly with cheerful play area. The atmosphere is very conducive for the children and every effort is made to instill in them a positive attitude and behaviour towards dentistry. It is equipped with children friendly behaviour management techniques like audio-visual entertainment, TV screen, toys, etc to give them the most comfortable environment while they get their dental treatment. Conscious Sedation (Nitrous oxide-oxygen inhalational sedation) machine is also successfully used in the department during routine dental procedures as safe alternative to keep the apprehensive patients relaxed so as to make them feel emotionally and physically comfortable throughout the treatment. With the sole objective: to keep the little ones smiling and prospering the treatment is provided by well-trained specialized staff to treat every child with individual attention. With advanced amenities and technology, Department also has a special air-conditioned clinic with facilities like digital X-rays (RVG), special automated dental chair, which has been set up for the treatment of special cases such as minor surgical procedures, specially abled children and patients who lack cooperating abilities.
The Department of Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, Saraswati Dental College, organized a State Level CDE on Myofunctional Therapy: A Clinical Approach in Paediatric Dentistry on 21st September, 2019.
Our department offers a wide variety of programs which are graced by some of the most eminent speakers from our fraternity
Comparative evolution of different delivery systems for placement of calcium hydroxide in root canal: an in-vitro study. Antimicrobial activity of different obturating materials used in primary teeth: an in-vitro study.
Behaviour assessment of children in dental settings and its correlation with lip print and thumb print. Comparative evaluation and effectiveness of audio-visual and audio distraction aid in pediatric dental problems.
Dr. Tapan Singh
Dr. Rajat Kumar Singh
Dr. Rinee Khanna
Dr. Preeti Singh
Dr. MD AJMAL
Dr. Roli Dureha
Dr. Shagun Aagrwal
Dr. Saarika Suresh
Dr. Saurabh Pramanik
Dr. Divya Rao
Dr. Pallavi Sharma
Dr. Sudipa Roy
Dr. Sania Alia
Dr. Neha Saxena
Dr Meenakshi Upadhayay
Dr. Saumya Govila
Dr. Ankur Jain
Dr. Neha Jaiswal
Dr. Gaurav Agarwal
Dr. Seema Jabeen
Dr. Vartika Singh
Dr. Ratna Priya Mishra
Dr. Niharika Shahi
Dr. Dheera Chadha
Dr. Nitin Singh
Dr. Sansiriti Narayan
Dr. Nikita Johri
Dr. Preeti Singh
Dr. Rahul Kumar Singh
Dr. M. Sharique Sayeed
Prashant Public School
Prashant Public School,
Primary school, Dhawa