Pediatric dentistry is the branch that deals with medical diagnosis and treatment of children dental diseases. Their teeth are formed even before the birth. The earlier four months, the first milk teeth that erupt through the gums at the bottom of the mouth, are central incisors. Although the 20 milk teeth appear by age 3, the order in which they occur varies.
Permanent teeth appear around the age of 6 years, since molars and incisors of the lower part of the mouth. This process continues until the age of 21. Adults have 28 permanent teeth or up to 32 including wisdom teeth.
Once first milk teeth appear, parents should go with him to the dentist. This is usually around the age of one year. He can also respond to parents’ questions and will give tips for a balanced diet and proper oral hygiene of their child. Through regular visits to the dental clinic dental examinations child gets used and will not be afraid of them.
Once first milk teeth appear, parents should go with him to the dentist. This is usually around the age of one year. He can also respond to parents’ questions and will give tips for a balanced diet and proper oral hygiene of their child.
Through regular visits to the dental clinic dental examinations child gets used and will not be afraid of them Check your child’s teeth twice per year, or more often if needed. It is important to go to the dentist when your teeth are completely healthy – because the dentist and the child meets in a relaxed atmosphere and familiarizing themselves with each other. If, however, the child will need treatment, it is easier to work with children who previously had good experiences in the dental office. When the doctor examined the teeth regularly, it can detect abnormal changes sooner and prevent further deterioration.Milk teeth or primary teeth are important for:
- chewing and proper nutrition
- Give space and guide permanent teeth into place
- Allow normal development of bones and jaw muscles
- Milk teeth influence the development of speech and participate in a nice presence
Prevention and prophylaxis
The World Health Organization recommends methods for primary prevention of dental caries:
– general and local fluoridation
– food hygiene
Once the child is about a year, he should participate in family meals and not always something to eat between meals. Parents should ensure a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, potatoes and cereal products – because they contribute to dental health. Instead of sugary drinks, it is better for children to drink water or unsweetened tea.
– sealing of fissures
The enamel layer of the tooth does not provide a perfect cover. In particular occlusal faces are most vulnerable to tooth decay.
Treatment of dental caries – tooth decay is the most common diseases of pediatric patients because temporary tooth dentin is less harsh and the room in which it is more nerve it infects more quickly and dental pain occurs.
Removing the temporary teeth dental nerve – if the decay has progressed rapidly towards infected nerve it is recommended his removal from root canals and root-filling by material based on calcium.
*methods of habituation to the clinic, so your child feel comfortable and relaxed. Technique of “Tell-Show-Do” – the doctor shows him all dental procedures before being made through fun activities and games;
* advisory expert – takes about 30 minutes and involves thorough examination of the teeth, dental problem identification and verification of the type of bite;
* after consultation, the dentist will make the child personalized treatment plan (which you will receive later) and give you tips and advice about oral care;
* questions – at the end of the first visit, the doctor is available for questions or concerns about your baby’s treatment.
- Visits to the dentist should be done in the morning when the child is rested and cooperative.
- It is recommended to periodically control of caries for children 3-6 months because it can mutate rapidly.
- It is recommended orthodontic evaluation since the early ages.
- Not only caries detection but also the shortcomings of jaw bone growth.
- Identify vicious habits and explains the harmful effects of their long-term.
- Milk teeth are essential in maintaining healthy blowout space for permanent teeth.