If you have a young child in your life, you know how difficult it can be to get them to clean and care for their teeth properly. When brushing on their own, young children have a habit of only brushing the fronts of their teeth and the tops of their molars. While it is essential to clean those areas, if that’s all your kids are doing, they’re not brushing their teeth effectively. They are also making it easier for decay to creep in and create problems with their oral health. Sure, parents and older siblings often help kids brush, but it is not always ideal, not to mention that some adults have the same problem. We offer a treatment that can be beneficial for all of our patients, young and old. Read on to learn more about this treatment.
According to the CDC, cavities and tooth decay is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting today’s youth. With February being Children’s Dental Health Month, a time dedicated to promoting the importance of good oral health, we wanted to share some ways that you can help prevent your child or young loved one from developing tooth decay:
Tooth decay can sneak up on you and be hard to spot on your own. That’s why it’s important to practice routine dental care that includes visits to the dentist. Dental professionals can detect early warning signs in time and address them as needed.