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All questions related to Pediatric and preventive dentistry like First Dental visit, Tooth development and eruption, dental anomaly, crooked teeth, tooth decay, nursing caries, prevention of tooth decay,dental Trauma and dental Sedation etc...

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Four years of clinical experience at center of excellence in the field(PGIMER, Chandigarh, India)




I have done my MDS in Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India. I also have worked as Senior research fellow in Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi funded projects in the field.

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2016-01-03 Anti Cavity Mouth Rinse for 6 Year Child:

Hello Kalyan    You can give chocolates to your grandson with major meals of the day and restrict in between sugar intake to once/day. Regarding anti cavity cream can be applied  at night like TOOTH MOUSSE

2015-12-20 Crooked tooth:

Thanks for your query.  Your daughter might need braces or interceptive orthodontic treatment later on. Right now you have to wait and no treatment required because growth of jaw may accomodate these teeth

2015-11-06 Alternative to RCT:

Hello Kalyan    1) Root canal treatment for children can be completed in single visit and preferred treatment over extraction of tooth. The problem of cooperation of naughty child should not be with the

2015-07-12 eruption of second teeth - 9yr:

thanks for referral.   I suppose you are asking about upper central incisor teeth. Their usual time of eruption is 7-8 years plus minus 6 months. Also, if One of the central incisor erupted; and other

2015-06-24 How harmful is this?:

Hi,  You are right that the main harm in using a bottle at this age is if the bottlr is filled with milk or juice and it causing cavities that way.  No  overbite issues would be with a bottle at this age


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