PAPD Pediatric Dentists

Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is a medical organization dedicated to Pediatric Dentistry. Doctors and practitioners associated with PAPD have special training and skill in preventing, diagnosing, and treating tooth, gum, and jaw disorders and injuries in children. Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatric Dentistry members perform oral health exams, preventative dental health education, wisdom teeth extraction, orthodontics, implant and crown placement, cavity repair, gum disease treatment, and dental injury care. Pediatric Dentistry is a dental specialty centered on promoting the oral health of young patients from infancy through their teen years. Significant diseases and conditions treated by many PAPD members include dental cavities, wisdom tooth impaction, bruxism (tooth grinding), improper bite and jaw alignment, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, gum disease, oral cancer, and injuries to the teeth, mouth, and gums. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by PAPD healthcare providers include diagnostic imaging, oral hygiene education, cavity repair, orthodontics, placing tooth implants, crowns, and orthodontics, diagnosing and treating tooth grinding, addressing gum disease, extracting impacted wisdom teeth, and treating tooth, tongue, and gum injury or infection.

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