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Exploring into the Pediatric Dentistry Management Pyramid

Jyothsna V Setty, Vidyullatha V Shetty, Shilpa Sheshadri, Ila Srinivasan, Aparna Jaikrishna

Keywords : Child, Electronic screen, Pediatric Triangle, Society

Citation Information : Setty JV, Shetty VV, Sheshadri S, Srinivasan I, Jaikrishna A. Exploring into the Pediatric Dentistry Management Pyramid. CODS J Dent 2023; 15 (1):27-30.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10063-0145

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-04-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


The successful execution of dental procedures for young patients depends on a multitude of factors. To illustrate these essential determinants, we have devised a pyramid-shaped model that encapsulates the key components. At the pinnacle of this pyramid lies the child, the primary focus of our attention. Surrounding the child are four crucial cornerstones—parents, society, dentist, and electronic screen (e-screen), forming the foundation of the model. These elements represent the fundamental variables that influence the effective management of pediatric patients. The pyramid comprises five distinct layers, each representing a specific level of interaction and summarizing the significance of various factors involved in the care of the child. Positioned at the apex, the most vital contributor takes precedence, while the others assume supporting roles in a sequential order leading toward the base. This innovative Pediatric Dentistry Management Pyramid offers a visually captivating representation of the interconnectedness and relative importance of each factor in optimizing patient care. By recognizing and prioritizing these elements, dental professionals can enhance their approach to pediatric dentistry, ensuring successful treatment outcomes and creating a positive experience for the child and their parents.

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