Welcome to our blog page where we post articles and helpful information related to taking proper care of your child's teeth. We get many questions from parents about how to properly care for their children's oral health. We hope you find the information here helpful.
How to Prevent Dental Cavities in Kids
The primary teeth, also known as the milk teeth, are most susceptible to dental caries. Caries is an infectious disease, aided by harmful bacteria, that targets and destroys the mineralized portion of the teeth. As pediatric dentists, we cannot emphasize enough that young kids are unable to maintain proper oral hygiene themselves – which is why they need your active participation.
Early Childhood Cavities and its Prevention
Early Childhood Caries, or ECC is a very common problem seen in the primary teeth of preschool-age kids. It is characterized by one or more brown or white lesions present on the front teeth. According to the American Dental Association, this problem exists in the general population and can be curbed through proper education and awareness.