The Department of Pediatric Dentistry

 

The Department provides clinical services for the dental health of children on all aspects of dental care: from infancy to adolescence; on healthy children and the medically compromised child.

The variety of treatments offered by the Department:

  • Children's first aid and advice consultation for pains, oral and dental infections
  • Routine dental care for children and adolescents
  • Baby/ infant and toddler clinic-treatments and advice for toddler ages 12 to 36 months, early childhood caries risk assessment.
  • Treatment of children with developmental problems, special needs such as mental retardation, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism and other congenital syndromes.
  • Treating medical compromised children including those who are under oncology care, children with respiratory diseases, neurological, cardiology, and other systemic diseases.
  • Dental sedation and general anesthesia – in cases of significant medical problems, sensory impairment, mental or physical, extreme anxiety or severe early childhood caries in toddlers.
  • "Multi-sensory room ("snoezelen"), a new method which evokes a sense of comfort by sensory stimulation in a quiet and pleasant atmosphere. This is done with the combination of relaxing music, special lighting and color wheel projection and shapes on the ceiling and walls.

 

Chair of the Department: Prof. Diana Ram

Department assistant: Ms.Ortal Gueta. E-mail: pedo@mail.huji.ac.il

Telephone: 02-6776122

Clinic: opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 4:00 pm

Emergency (no previous appointment):

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 08:00 to 09:30.

Wednesday from 09:00 to 10:00.

The Clinic is situated in the entrance of the Faculty of Dental Medicine. Tel 02-6776168