Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that deals with the examination and the management of dental health in children from birth through adolescence. Dental procedures are typically perceived as daunting and painful experiences that almost all would love to avoid, particularly among youngsters. However, it's very important that youngsters have their milk teeth often checked by pediatric dentists for proof of decay and dental caries.
The aim of Gerodontology is to develop the quality of life and oral health conditions in older people. The Dental care to older adults is called Geriatric dentistry which involves prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of problems associated with age related diseases. The most common oral health conditions in geriatric patients are dental caries, tooth loss, dry mouth and oral cancer which may affect their quality of life.