Dental visits to the kid's dentistry are essential for a child's dental health. It helps to detect, diagnose and treat any dental disease through the early signs or symptoms detected by the dentist. Listed below are a few of the major dental treatments provided at the dental practice.
Dental sealants are a thin, plastic coating applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from decay. The back molars are the most likely teeth to get cavities. This is because these teeth are tougher to reach with a toothbrush and they can be more challenging to clean properly.
Dental sealants are most often recommended for children whose adult teeth have erupted. The back teeth should be sealed as soon as these teeth come in. The sealant can protect the teeth for several years, but the dentist should check it periodically to make sure there is no chipping or wear on the coating.
Tooth fillings are used to treat cavities. A cavity is a hole that forms in a tooth due to tooth decay. Food and bacteria can get stuck in these holes and lead to gum disease and tooth loss. Fillings seal off these holes to keep bacteria out and prevent further decay. Fillings can also be used to repair broken or cracked teeth.
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to hide and protect a broken tooth or to restore a tooth that is cracked, discolored, or otherwise aesthetically flawed. If a tooth has a large cavity, a dental crown can fill the cavity and provide a protective covering.
If a tooth is infected or suffering from a deep cavity, a root canal treatment can save the tooth. A root canal treatment removes the infected or damaged part of the tooth, leaving the void in the tooth. Filling material is then inserted into the tooth to seal it.
Tooth extractions are an effective treatment because sometimes, they are the only treatment that can relieve several dental issues. For example, if a baby tooth is severely infected due to decay, an extraction may be the only option.
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