Paediatric Dentist Ballincollig
What can be done for Young Child?


  • Tongue-Tie release
  • Lip-tie release

Children Less than 6

  • Use of Appliances to Develop Jaws if required, either soft or hard appliances read more
  • Correction of Non-Nutritive Sucking Habits eg Thumbsucking.
  • Dietary advice: Avoiding processed food as much as possible, and encouraging child to chew harder foods ( Chewing stimulates growth of the Jaw Bones) read more

Children 6-8 years

  • Sometimes it is necessary to intervene to correct size, Shape, or position of jaws :Acrylic appliance can be fitted to correct Crossbites or Under-bites read more
  • Myofunctional Therapy: read more
  • Buteyko Breathing program: read more

Children between 8-10 years

  • Dental-Facial Orthopaedics: Development of Upper and Lower Jaws to create space for Permanent teeth
  • Myofunctional Therapy read more
  • Buteyko Breathing Program read more
  • Orthotropics read more