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Children’s General dentistry

It is said that Smile is a gateway to a person’s heart, and when it’s a child, it’s divine.

 

It is a branch that deals with the dental treatment  for kids and teens. The aim is to promote dental health of children and also provide educational resources to the parents.  American academy of pediatric dentistry (AAPD) recommends that child’s first dental visit should either be once the first tooth erupts or by his/her first birthday.
 
Our children/pediatric dentist provides:
– Regular dental check ups.
– Dental health advice: including dietary advice and tooth development.
– Information about prevention from cavities, like brushing, flossing, appropriate diet and many more.
– Suggestions to prevent injuries to mouth and teeth.
– X-rays to help detect tooth decay and presence of teeth.
– Fluoride treatment- Fluoride makes the teeth more resistant to decay and can also reverse initial decay process. Professional fluoride application can be done by the dentist in the form of gels or varnishes.
– Fissure sealants-They are thin composite materials that are placed in the fissures of a newly erupted permanent tooth. It forms a protective layer that keeps food and bacteria from getting stuck in the tiny grooves in the teeth and causing decay.

Frequently asked Questions

What is the importance of baby teeth?

Baby teeth plays an important role in the development of the permanent teeth of your child. The well maintained baby teeth ensures proper spacing and alignment of the permanent teeth when they come in. Also, the child will not have any speech problem. Even though your child will one day lose his/her primary/milk teeth, it is important to care for them. The primary/milk teeth are essential for everyday function such as eating and speech development. Early childhood decay is a preventable condition which can lead to painful teeth and gums. 

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

It is also referred to as nursing bottle mouth or early childhood dental caries and is one of the most important issues in infant tooth care. This condition is caused by frequent exposure, over time, to sugary liquids, which can seriously damage a baby’s teeth and overall oral health.

How can we prevent tooth decay in children?

– Correct diet: Too much sugar and acidic foods are the main causes of tooth decay and gum disease.
– Oral hygiene and plaque control: It is important to maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and rinsing after    every meal.
– Fluoride treatment: Fluoride makes the teeth more resistant to decay and can also reverse initial decay process. 
– Fissure sealants: They aid in making the tooth surface more smooth and easy for maintenance.

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