Time To Go To The Dentist
Children should visit the dentist their first birthday. Ask friends and family and choose a dentist in your area, who loves children and cares for them regularly. The first link your child to a dentist can leave a lasting impression.
How can I prepare my child for the first visit to the dentist? Fun, not fear
You can make for your child's first visit to the dentist enjoyable and positive. Tell your child in advance that someone will look at their teeth and clean them. Try showing them pictures of dentists or have fun role play, act as you or your child to the dentist. Most dentists prefer to parent to be present during the consideration of any child under three years of age. Some ask the parent to sit in the dentist chair and hold the young patient's lap during the first few exams.
It can also be useful to take your young children, as well as for the older siblings dental visit, so they can get used to the office and the people. As kids get older, they tend to be happy adult and are ready to sit in the chair alone until they send their parents back in the waiting room.
In the first visit, your dentist will examine your child's mouth for early signs of decay and other problems. The dentist will tell you many things that you should know about the help a child grow cavity-free. Make sure your child to see a dentist regularly.
X-rays of milk teeth is necessary?
Although the teeth in the mouth of a child for only a few years, it is very important that they are in good health. Your dentist may need to make an x-ray to detect any invisible cavities that need to be filled, or to ensure that the adult teeth that are formed under the gum surface are in a good position.
What dental sealants? Additional layer of
Today, most of the cavities occur on the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Dental sealants
provide protection against this kind of cavity. Dental sealant shadow of plastic material written directly into the grooves on the chewing surface of the tooth. Sealant acts as a barrier protecting the enamel of plaque and acid...