Preventive Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry

What are the disadvantages of premature loss of baby teeth?

Baby teeth of different groups shed until the age of 12. In this process, the premature loss of baby teeth can affect the development of the jaw, leading to aesthetic and speech problems. It can also lead to the closure of the space required for permanent teeth, and hence future crookedness. All treatments applied to permanent teeth can be applied to baby teeth as well.

Which methods should be used to protect children's teeth?

Topical fluoride treatment and fissure sealants are recommended to protect your child's teeth. Sealants are protective coatings, which are applied to the chewing surfaces of teeth with the risk of decay.