Like adults, children can development issues with the alignment of their smiles. Without treatment, teeth that crowd, overlap, or are crooked can mean more than just issues with the smile’s appearance. Fortunately, we have a unique treatment option to help kids at a very young age, even if their smiles are still developing.
Category: Children’s Dental Care
When we see your child every six months, we perform a thorough examination. During this visit, we look for indicators of common issues, such as tooth decay or gingivitis. We also look for signs of misalignment or issues with tooth eruption that could lead to an uneven smile later in life. If we discover indicators… Read more »
Just like you, your child needs to care for his/her smile to enjoy good oral health. In addition to brushing and flossing at home, children also need to see the dentist for routine visits. When should the first visit occur? Do kids need to see us every six months? What treatments do we offer children?
Children are just as susceptible to cavities as adults, if not more so due to difficulty many have properly brushing and flossing. In order to safeguard smiles against cavities, we may recommend preventive treatments. Will dental sealants and fluoride treatments help protect your children’s smiles?
Last week, we looked at tooth decay prevention and treatment in adults. However, as we mentioned briefly, children are also susceptible to tooth decay as well. Fortunately, we have preventive treatments designed to protect little smiles from the onset of cavities. Do your kids need fluoride treatments or dental sealants?
Often, kids can develop bad habits that may seem minor, but can have a surprisingly big impact on their smile. For example, if a child sucks his/her thumb or bites his/her lip, these pressures can lead to misalignment and other complications. Fortunately, we can recommend a potential solution with the unique Myobrace oral appliance.
We’re continuing our look at children’s dentistry with a focus on our preventive procedures. As part of our approach to children’s dentistry, we include procedures designed to help kids avoid the onset of tooth decay, a common issue that impacts children of all ages. Let’s look at five options for protecting children’s smiles.
Many parents ask us when their children should start brushing and flossing. They are often surprised by how soon they should make cleaning the teeth a regular habit. Like adults, children need to brush and floss to avoid the onset of tooth decay, and as they get older, the risk of gingivitis.
Children are often a little nervous about seeing the dentist. Especially older kids that haven’t ben regularly, as the sights and sounds can be a little overwhelming. However, there are steps you can take as a parent to help prepare your child for a visit. From calmly explaining what to expect to avoiding certain (often… Read more »
Tooth decay can lead to major discomfort if not treated in time. In addition, this common oral health concern can lead to serious complications, including the premature loss of a tooth. How do you protect children from cavities? With preventive dentistry and quality homecare, you can help reduce the risk of cavities in children.