MDS Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry-
Gold Medalist- Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai
Certified Orofacial Myology Specialist
Ex Asst Professor GDC, Mumbai .
MDS- Oral Pathogy & Microbiology.
PG-Certificate Pediatric Dentistry, Eastman Dental (United Kingdom)
Ex Registrar Cooper Hospital.
Our Director- Dr Mihir Shah is Gold Medalist in Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry. We provide Comprehensive Dental treatment for all types of Dental problems in Children & Young adults up to 18 years of age. Child Friendly Atmosphere, Primary prevention & Comprehensive Dental Care helps children highest Oral Health related Quality of Life. Caries prevention, Braces Prevention along with high state of physical & mental health for the child are few of the very important goals of Dr Shah’s work. He works on Mouth Breathing & Reverse swallow which are the major cause of Malocclusion, with the help of Myofunctional Orthodontics like Myobrace System. He has undergone training from Myobrace (MRC-Australia) for the same
Pediatric Smiles – Pediatric Dentist is conveniently located equally near from Goregaon and Malad station on the West Side between Link Road & S V Road. Parents coming from Malad East or Goregaon East can come by Malad Subway or Goregaon Mulund Link Road to reach Pediatric Smiles
Pediatric Smiles (Pediatric Dentist)
207, Corporate Corner, Besides Radhakrishnan School
Near Dalmia College, Sunder Nagar, Malad West Mumbai 400064
Ph no- +91 9820 86 7710
+91 9699 82 8686
Email us at :- [email protected]
Milk teeth are very important to a child general health. Good growth is promoted when a child can intake good diet, milk teeth are present till 13 years of age so its very important to care for them.
Milk teeth maintain space for permanent teeth so they erupt in the correct position.
Dental caries is completely preventable if milk teeth are cared for from the time they erupt. Time of eruption of milk teeth is from 6 months of age to 3 years of age for all 20 milk teeth to erupt.
Early childhood Caries is one of the most common infection which is seen in children. If your child is suffering dental caries this section will help you understand the various causes of tooth decay and various measures to prevent & treat them.
Causes can be Bacterial factors, Dietary factors, time factors and inherent tooth related factors.
Whenever your child is suffering from tooth decay which is not easily cleansible, it may required to fill or restore them. Our Child Dentist Dr Mihir Shah follow a minimally invasive dentistry approach involving least amount of drilling using SMART restorations.
Is it Safe to Root Canal Treatment in Milk teeth for a 3 year old child?
Your Child dentist will prescribe a Root Canal treatment of your child whenever there is infection associated with the nerve of your child’s milk teeth, Whenever the infection has reached the nerve of the teeth, there are high chances that it may damage the roots of the milk teeth as well as developing permanent teeth. This can be prevented by performing Root canal treatment commonly known as Pulpotomy/Pulpectomy. Other Alternatives include Extraction of the teeth
To prevent cavities it is recommended that you visit a pediatric dentist before your child’s first birthday.
This way we can provide you will tools and techniques to prevent cavities, give guidance as to what can you anticipate related to your child’s Dental, Oral and Facial growth.
Dentistry involves the use of Topical Fluorides . These are safe when used under the guidance of experienced professionals.
Fluorides help to make teeth more resistant to decay and thus are important for preventing cavities