Pediatric Dental Care
Pediatric dental care ensures your child's primary teeth stay healthy and free of decay and other dental diseases. We will provide you with expert tips on how to take care of your child's teeth like a proper way to brush and maintain oral hygiene.
Early Childhood Caries affects primary teeth when liquids and foods that contain sugar (milk etc) are left in your child's mouth for many hours. Bacteria decompose sugar to make acids that, decay child's teeth. Caries Preventing fillings are placed onto the tooth to prevent further decay.
Pit & Fissure Sealants
Pit & Fissure sealants are applied to newly erupted permanent teeth of your child to prevent decay. It forms a protective layer on the chewing surface of the teeth preventing any decay.
Topical Flouride Application
Fluoride strengthens enamel and prevents caries. Topical fluoride varnish is applied on the newly erupted permanent teeth to build strong teeth and make them caries resistant.
Untimely removal or extraction of deciduous teeth may lead to malocclusion in permanent dentition. A space maintainer is given to prevent space loss for permanent tooth eruption
Decay in the deciduous teeth can cause pain and infection. A pulpotomy is a procedure performed to clean the infection from the roots of the tooth and maintain the deciduous tooth in the oral cavity until the permanent tooth erupts in its place.
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At what age should a child begin seeing a dentist?
Primary teeth start erupting by the age of 6 months. You should visit a pediatric dentist within 6 months or 1 year after primary teeth erupt.
Pediatric dentist helps to guide the parents and child regarding importance primary teeth as they
Help children chew properly to maintain good nutrition.
Involvement in speech development.
Help save space for permanent teeth.
Promote a healthy smile that helps children feel good about the way they look.
How to Prepare a child for the first Dental Visit?
If we take children to the dentist around the time the first tooth erupts, then they are too young to be nervous. But if we wait until the child is older, then he or she may have some anxiety at the time of the first visit.
The best way to prepare the child for the first dental visit :
Give the child a preview. Book your Dental check-up appointment and take your child with you.
Make a Play around with the Child. Take turns being the dentist and the patient with your child. Examine each other’s teeth with a mirror or use your fingers to count each other’s teeth so that your child will be familiar with the feel of a dentist examination.
Make sure your child is well-rested before the visit so that he or she feels relaxed and comfortable.