Getting your kids off to a great start with an excellent pediatric dentistry professional is truly one of the best gifts you can ever give them. Learning good oral hygiene self-care will translate into good self-care habits throughout their lives as they grow into happy and healthy adults. We can help simplify your life by seeing your entire family in the same dental office. When you can make back-to-back check-ups for your entire family, it means fewer appointments to keep track of and less running around that you have to do. Your children are just going to lose those baby teeth anyway. Is it really that important to keep them healthy? Baby teeth are also very important in speech development. Children with dental problems may learn bad speech habits that may require speech therapy to correct later on. If your child loses his or her baby teeth too early because of injury or damage caused by decay, the other teeth may shift slightly to compensate, and when the permanent teeth start coming in, your child will experience problems with crowding as well as twisted or overlapping teeth.
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Broken Baby Tooth
Although this may seem surprisingly early, the incidence of infant and toddler tooth decay has been rising in recent years. Tooth decay and early cavities can be exceptionally painful if they are not attended to immediately, and can also set the scene for poor oral health in later childhood. The pediatric dentist is a specialist in child psychology and child behavior, and should be viewed as an important source of information, help, and guidance. Oftentimes, the pediatric dentist can provide strategies for eliminating unwanted oral habits for example, pacifier use and thumb sucking and can also help parents in establishing a sound daily oral routine for the child.
Sometimes accidents can break or dislodge something. Be familiar with the following categories of dental emergency so that you can quickly get the help you need:. Elyassi to write a prescription for something stronger or antibiotics and will call it into your pharmacy. He will then schedule you for the next day when the office is open.
At Liverpool Smile Studio we strongly believe that Preventative dental care is best for the family. We always encourage our patients to bring their children to the practice from an early age. This may even be as soon as they get their first tooth. Want Straight Teeth? We have found that children who attend the dentist regularly get the following benefits: Healthy teeth and gums for life. A reduced risk of developing tooth decay and therefore a reduced need for fillings. No fears or phobias of the dentist. The fluoride is painted onto the surface of the teeth, helping to mineralise them. Tooth-coloured fissure sealants are applied to the biting surfaces of children's teeth to prevent decay. It is a simple process that can be done in one visit without the need for anaesthetic.