In the period from infancy to adulthood, that is, the branch of science that undertakes the protection of dental health starting from the milk teeth of babies between the ages of 0-14 and the treatment of diseases that may occur, is called Pedodontics. In other words, in this section, which is also known as Pediatric Dentistry, the general dental health of healthy children is protected, as well as disabled children with dental retardation due to congenital or delayed oral and jaw structure disorders are treated by specialist pedodontists.
Pedodontics, which aims to eliminate the distress that occurs in various conditions such as caries, hereditary factors and trauma in the teeth of children, treats the dental problems of children and takes preventive measures in order not to have problems in the future.
Within the scope of the study;
Tooth decay prevention procedures,
Treatment and restoration of decayed milk and permanent teeth,
Extraction of incurable teeth,
Ensuring that the tooth row is formed properly by preventing the negativities that may occur with the formation of early tooth loss with some appliances,
Diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up of traumatic tooth and supporting tissue injuries,
Following tooth eruption and dentition and preventing deviations from normal,
Preventive and preventive orthodontic treatments
There are applications such as diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of gum diseases seen in childhood and young people.