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Pedodontics, also known as Pediatric Dentistry, is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
The syllabus for the theory of the specialty of Pedodontics should cover the entire field of the subject and the following topics are used as guidelines.
Microbiology and Immunology as related to oral diseases in children
Gingival and Periodontal Diseases in children
Pediatric Conservative Dentistry
Traumatic Injuries in Children
Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics
Oral Habits in Children
Dental Care of Children with Special Needs: Definition, Behavioural, Clinical Features and management of Children
Pediatric Oral Medicine and Clinical Pathology
Congenital Abnormalities in Children
Dental Health Education and School Dental Health Programmes
Written Examination (Theory)
Paper-I: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietics.
Paper-II: Clinical pediatric dentistry.
Paper-Ill: Preventive and community dentistry as applied to pediatric dentistry.
Head of the Department
Prof. Dr. Thomas Manjooran S MDS