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Child Care Dentistry

Here at care 32, pedodontics is about caring of children’s teeth, which is extensively concerned with PREVENTION of dental problem.

Milk teeth in children are very important, as they act as guiding course for the underlying permanent teeth

Frequently asked question by mothers

  • 1. At what age does milk teeth start to appear?

    First milk teeth appears at around 6-8 month of childs age.

  • 2. When should we start caring for Childs Teeth ?

    Before the 1st tooth erupt, clean the childs mouth & gums with soft cotton cloth or gauze. As the teeth start to erupt clean them gently with children’s toothpaste, about a size of rice gain.

  • 3. How to help a Child while he is teething ?

    Child may be cranky during teething. His gums may feel sore and tender. Parents can soothen this pain by gently massaging that area with a clean finger

  • 4. Can milk teeth develop cavities if so; is it Essential to treat them?

    Yes milk teeth can get cavities & they need to be treated.

  • 5. Is there a way to PREVENT cavities ?

    As permanent teeth start to erupt, which is usually around 6 yrs of age,they can be prevented from decaying, by applying pit & fissure sealants by the dentist.

  • 4. Can milk teeth develop cavities if so; is it Essential to treat them?

    Yes milk teeth can get cavities & they need to be treated.

PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS

Due to the anatomy of, chewing surface of permanent molars, they are more prone to decay. Pit & fissure sealants is a preventive treatment, werein a plastic material is placed in the pits & fissures of a molar tooth thus preventing the decay to occur.

Sometimes fluoride application are also done to protect the teeth which are more prone to decay.

Ways to protect your Childs oral health

  • Wipe the baby’s gums with a gauze pad after each feed.

  • Begin brushing as the 1st tooth erupts.

  • Allow your child to brush on own by 2 years of age. At the age of 3 yrs, the child learns swallow in start using a fluoridate tooth paste,