It uses virtually the same techniques as in conservative dentistry for adults, though adapted to children and their specific situations of growth and development.
As it can be expected, in a mouth in development different pathologies are to be found, so tools and techniques are adapted to this situations. We also apply age-appropriate psychological treatment. The attitude of children towards a dental treatment is different from the adult, as they need attention and affection from the professional. Fears and anxieties of the child must be removed.
Parents must work closely with the orthodontists so they can cure teeth damaged by decay and prevent the onset of destructive dental diseases or those which may affect growth, development and position.