MDS - Pedodontics, BDS
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Dr. Sankalp Taparia is an exclusive Pediatric Dentist practicing at in Kolkata since 2009 and at Happy 2TH since 2010. He is amongst the first few Pediatric dentists in the eastern region to start an exclusive Pediatric Care Clinic with an in-house Pediatrician and a dietician too available at Happy 2TH. He regularly addresses the dental fraternity across the region educating them about Pediatric Dentistry.
He apart from treating the kids cracks jokes also with them to make them.feel relaxed. My son told his teeth will not grow so he asked him if he is feeding him with anything which can help his teeth grow.
Happy and satisfied with the visit. Child friendly doctor and approachable too. Thankful to him to get rid of the fear from my kid,s mind.
I was very pleased by the doctors's behavior and friendlyness with the child. He was very softspoken and my child was very comfortable.
He attended to my son on short notice. He also explained the issue and suggested we connect with him again, if required.
Q: Which age group of children does a paediatric dentist treat?
A: A paediatric dentist treats children of the age group of around 6 months to 18 years of age.
Q: Does a pediatric dentist deal with straightening of teeth?
A: Yes, a pediatric dentist deals with straightening of teeth too. He corrects an improper bite as well as assesses and gives treatment for straightening of teeth.
Q: Can I take my child to a pediatric dentist for root canal treatment?
A: Yes you can take your child to a pediatric dentist for root canal treatment. It depends upon the type and complexity of root canal. You may require an endodontist's treatment for complex root canal treatment.
Q: What treatments does a pediatric dentist specialize in?
A: A pediatric dentist specializes in following treatments - tooth cavity repair - straightening of teeth, correction of malocclusion - gum diseases management - dental injury treatment - treatment of dental caries
Q: What is the education qualification of a pediatric dentist?
A: A pediatric dentist completes a postgraduate course of 3 years in paediatric dentistry after completion of basic undergraduation in general dentistry (4 yrs).