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Teeth, gums and jaw are part of the human body. The blood passes through the heart, also passes into the mouth. Oral health is an integral part of the overall health of the child.
Tooth decay is the most common infection in children, especially preschoolers. Caries early childhood is particularly virulent. It appears from the eruption of teeth (about 6 months) and leaves a serious impact on the dentition, quality of life (pain, digestion, growth and development, phonetics, self esteem …). It complicates these systemic diseases (diabetes, leukemia …) and may even be life threatening (untreated dental abscesses) by invading other organs. Read the rest of this entry »
Oral health must be a joint effort between parents and children under the control of his pediatrician and dentist, with special emphasis on the prevention of dental problems, with parents who should be responsible for oral hygiene until 6 or 7 years age.
should take into account the problems associated with pacifier use to thumb sucking, excessive and prolonged breastfeeding, the use of mouthguards during sports activities and the benefits of adequate fluoride supplement. Read the rest of this entry »
As a parent, you play an important role in health and hygiene of your child’s teeth. You can help fight cavities. Prevention begins at home, with good eating habits and daily cleaning of the teeth.
This section contains important information on how to properly care for primary and permanent teeth.
Teeth cleaning – Young children can not only clean their teeth. Parents should do it for them when they are very young and do with them when they are older. Read the rest of this entry »
Heal decay in baby teeth is essential to avoid causing damage to permanent teeth. The dentist is best placed to advise on measures to be taken in each case. The intake of sweets, snacks or sweets are not the only cause of the occurrence of childhood tooth decay. Babies can also acquire before even they leave their baby teeth. To avoid them, should be abolished certain customs that are bad habits and can promote tooth decay in infants.
Baby bottle tooth decay
Baby bottle tooth decay is caused by the custom of parents wet the pacifier in honey or sugar or by leaving the baby alone with a bottle in the crib. In the latter case, some are even sleeping with a bottle in his mouth and milk sugars are too long in contact with the teeth resulting in rampant tooth decay, a cavity very aggressive, affecting the primary teeth of so that the teeth come out practically destroyed. It is very painful for babies and has very bad solution. These teeth must be arranged because its decay can affect the permanent tooth germ irreversibly. Preventing early tooth decay in primary teeth of infants is essential to maintain the dental health of children. Read the rest of this entry »
The fundamental measure to ensure good oral health is prevention and it is often necessary to go dental controls, although there is no problem, just to anticipate and prevent future development of all.
It is very important for oral health care start from infants (cleaning with a gauze soaked in warm water gums after each feeding), continue with the appearance of the first teeth (washing with a soft brush dipped in water) and continue throughout life with a good brushing and oral hygiene. Read the rest of this entry »
Decay in children is a problem that occurs quite often. We will have to treat this tooth decay. Fortunately, there are effective ways to prevent its occurrence …
The main cause of the occurrence of caries is related to the presence of bacteria. We must know … decay is in fact an infectious disease. It is mainly streptococci and lactobacilli, which are the cause of caries.
These cariogenic bacteria metabolize sugar from food and produce acids that will cause demineralization of the tooth. The enamel will be attacked. Read the rest of this entry »
Teeth and tooth decay
The enamel of the teeth are fragile because of small thickness, these teeth are particularly vulnerable to cavities. Although qu’amenées to be replaced, it is essential to treat caries of deciduous teeth, which condition the permanent teeth. Caries of deciduous teeth may be difficult to detect, the child may complain of toothache in contact with hot or cold, but not necessarily because of pain on a baby tooth is different than on a tooth final. In case of deep cavities, your dentist will consider the possible extraction of the tooth. As with adults, regular brushing and a healthy diet (limiting sweets, soft drinks, bottles of sugar water) are the best prevention against cavities. Read the rest of this entry »
This is usually around 6-8 months as the first tooth comes out, soon followed by the second. These teeth, called “baby teeth”. They have a very specific aspect: very white, small, tight and fragile because their root is not completely calcified.
Thrust often painful
The appearance of the teeth almost always causes a great nervousness and crying quite understandable. To drill the tooth is out of the bag of flesh that surrounds it and then force the lining of the gums. Moreover, before drilling the tooth causes a small swelling at the gum. The thrust is often accompanied by small benign disorder, the child drools, his cheeks are on fire, it has a mild fever (38 ° to 38.5 °) and sometimes a little cold or mild diarrhea that promotes diaper rash.
However, be careful not to put all the crying baby on account of the thrust. Read the rest of this entry »
Care of teeth affects the permanent dentition. Thumb sucking or pacifier abuse may affect the development of the position of the permanent teeth. These habits, prolonged and persistent can lead to dental malocclusion.
I share the plan that I conducted with my five year old son. My son Benjamin would not stop sucking his fingers and temaba that would affect their teeth as they grew. I grabbed a cup of pepper and sat on his bed beside him. As Ben was already asleep with his hand in his mouth, took his thumb and took a little pepper. After a little, put his thumb in his mouth back, but he pulled away and spits a little, wiping in your pajamas. Did not take long to put it into your mouth full. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether gummy bears, chocolate or lollipops – Children generally eat like candy. In moderation, these are certainly allowed, but of course not a thorough dental care to remember. Caries prevention in childhood is particularly important because if only from small to quite literally on the prevention of tooth decay goes into the flesh and blood can develop your teeth healthy and stay healthy in later life. But many parents regarding the prevention of caries are insecure in their children and do not know how one can achieve the greatest possible protection against tooth decay. Read the rest of this entry »