Mouth and Dental Health

Pediatric Smile Design

Pediatric smile design is a dentistry practice performed to make the teeth and gums of children aesthetically and functionally ideal. Unlike smile design for adults, it is taken into consideration that children’s teeth and jaw development are still continuing.

Pediatric smile design is a process carried out by pediatric dentists and generally focuses on reducing children’s fear of the dentist and making dental treatments more enjoyable. This may include things like explaining to children the importance of dental care and hygiene, teaching them skills such as proper brushing and flossing, as well as reviewing diet and eating habits to reduce the risk of cavities.

Pediatric smile design also includes preventative measures such as regular dental checkups and examinations to track children’s dental development and detect and treat cavities early. This process is important to ensure that children have a healthy smile and also helps them acquire basic habits to maintain dental health in later ages.

Purposes of Pediatric Smile Design

  • Increasing the child’s self-confidence
  • Improve social relationships
  • Protecting oral and dental health
  • To provide a correct chewing function
  • Ensuring that one has an aesthetically beautiful smile

Methods Used in Pediatric Smile Design

Teeth Whitening: Used to lighten the color of teeth.

Orthodontic Treatment: It is used to correct and align teeth.

Gum Aesthetics: It is used to adjust the level and shape of the gums.

Composite Filling: It is used to remove minor decays and deformities in the teeth.

Laminate Veneer: These are thin layers of porcelain that are glued to the front surfaces of the teeth. It is used to change the color, shape and size of teeth.

How is Pediatric Smile Design Applied?

It starts with a detailed examination by a dentist. During the examination, the child’s tooth and jaw development is evaluated. The child’s aesthetic expectations and wishes are also taken into consideration. A treatment plan is created in the light of the information obtained. The treatment plan is explained in detail to the child and his family. Upon completion of the treatment, the child has an aesthetically beautiful and functionally ideal smile.

Pediatric smile design may not be suitable for every child. The child’s teeth and jaw development must be complete and his or her oral and dental health must be in good condition. It is also important that the child is old enough to adapt to treatment.

You can consult our dentists for more information about pediatric smile design. As Private FARA Dent Oral and Dental Health Polyclinic, the health and satisfaction of our patients is always our priority. By following the innovations brought by modern medicine, we work to improve the quality of life of our patients with treatments supported by scientific evidence. We are waiting for you at our clinic to bring you a healthy and beautiful smile 🙂