Dentists are expected to recognize and effectively treat childhood dental diseases that are within the knowledge and skills acquired during their professional education. Safe and effective treatment of these diseases requires an understanding of and, at times, modifying the child’s and family’s response to care. Behaviour guidance techniques, both non-pharmacological and pharmacological, are used to alleviate anxiety, foster a positive dental attitude, and perform quality oral health care safely and efficiently for infants, children, and persons with special health care needs.
The future plans for this research sub-theme will focus on pain control and different modalities of treatment with less traumatic experience within the scope of early diagnosis and minimal interventions pediatric dentistry.
The department of Developmental Sciences works well within this field, research will be intended for the benefit and the sake of child psychology specially and pediatric dentistry in general.