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Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Pedodontics 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. The Department currently offers graduate training leading to Bachelor of Dental Surgery. The curriculum is structured according to the Dental Council of India and Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health sciences accreditations requirements and the program is fully accredited by these statutory bodies.

The implicit in the philosophy of children’s dentistry is a commitment to consider the child’s feelings, to gain the child’s confidence and co-operation to perform the treatment in kind and sympathetic manner, to be concerned with not only providing the treatment currently required but also promoting childs future dental health by stimulating the attitude and behavior regarding dental care. The primary goal of the training program in pediatric dentistry is to prepare dentists to become specialists who are proficient in providing both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care to infants and children through adolescence, including children with special health care needs.