Treatment of the youngest from very early ages is essential to avoid problems in their final dentition. It is very important to fill in the deciduous (milk) teeth to keep the space for the teeth that will come out afterwards.
Sometimes the caries are very deep and you have to do treatments like the pulpotomy that consists of the removal of the cameral pulp and the placement of a specific material. Sometimes it is not possible to keep the tooth in the mouth and must be removed. If there is no time to leave the final tooth, to avoid the migration of adjacent teeth, you have to place a space maintainer.
Milk teeth are important to the child (how are they going to fall anyway)?
Milk teeth are very important to the child for several reasons:
- For the child to be able to feed well and to grow properly, without teeth can not chew well.
- They are necessary so that the child can speak well and can pronounce the words properly.
- Serve as for a facial harmony.
- They have the function to maintain the space for the definitive teeth.
That is why it is so important that children have healthy teeth and in the case of cavities must be treated.
Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions:
When do your baby’s teeth come out?
The first milk teeth erupt from the child’s sixth month of life. The first to erupt are the lower central incisors. By the third year of life the child should have 20 baby teeth, complete deciduous dentition.
Keep in mind that there may be individual variations for up and down.
What should I do when my child sucks his thumb?
It is very important that this habit be treated as soon as possible, the later, the harder it will be to eliminate it. Suction of the finger can cause serious alterations in the facial and oral bone growth of the child.
The same problem we will have with the pacifier. Before the third year of life you have to eliminate these habits. If you do not know how to act, I recommend consulting a pediatric dentist, who has a lot of experience in these matters and can recommend you.
When do I have to start brushing my child’s teeth?
As soon as the first tooth erupts you have to start brushing your teeth. It can be done with a damp gauze or with a specific thimble that can be bought at the pharmacy. At one year old you should start using a child’s toothbrush with a specific toothpaste for children under three years old, twice a day for two minutes.
We even recommend that you start cleaning the baby’s gums before the teeth come out with damp gauze.
“Does the child hurt when the baby’s teeth come out?”
Rashing teeth can cause mild to moderate pain in most cases. Sometimes you can go with fever.
The implants are described as an artificial tooth root. They are anchored in the bone, in those area of the mandible or maxilla without teeth remaining. They have to be integrated by the surrounding tissues and be capable of supporting the load during chewing on a permanent basis.
It deals with the correction of teeth in malposition and when there are problems of malocclusion (the patient does not have a correct bite). This technique achieves that parts are placed in a position aligned, aesthetic and of course functional. Today this treatment can be performed at any age, children, adults and seniors.
Although the need for dental treatment is to achieve optimal function, our goal is to integrate into our treatment plan aesthetics. This got it using modern porcelains, aesthetic composite and dental whitening.