Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry which cares for patients between 6 months and 18 years. The purpose is to threat the various oral diseases from childhood to the complete growth of adult teeth.

Dr. María Vico García, Bachelor of Dentistry is the specialist in the area of Dentistry.

Take care of the little ones

First visit to the dentist

It is recommended to bring children between 4-6 months of age, since the correct eruption of the baby teeth and the growth of the jaws will be reviewed. In addition, parents will be explained the correct hygiene and brushing guidelines, as well as healthy eating habits to avoid early childhood cavities.

Most frequent

Childhood illnesses

  • Dental caries: it is the most common chronic childhood disease caused by high consumption of sugars. This pathology can cause infections, intense pain and emergency visits.
  • Dental trauma: There are different types of injuries that can affect the formation of the permanent tooth. It is recommended to go immediately to a dentist specialised in Pediatric dentistry in order to explore the patient and determine the most appropriate treatment.

Children’s dental care program:

If your children are between 6 and 15 years old and have an individual public health card, they can avail themselves of the following benefits for free:

  • Cleanings
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Special treatments under medical prescriptionespeciales bajo prescripción médica

 Request your FREE PADI appointment by Whatsapp, calling (+34) 646 86 70 28 or writing an e-mail to dental@gmlopezcano.com

Pediatric dentistry treatments

Furrow and fissure sealants

Fill in surface fissures of permanent teeth to prevent cavities.

Fluorine

Prevent tooth decay and promote tooth enamel.

Shutter – also known as filling

Treats cavities that do not affect the pulp.

Pulpotomy/Pulpectomy

Treatment like an endodontic in adults that is performed to keep a baby tooth until its natural exfoliation.

Orthodontics

Correct alterations or abnormalities in dental and bone development.

Sedation

Intended to reduce fear and pain perception during treatment and avoid future dental phobia.