Ideally, your child’s first dental visit should when the first tooth erupts into the mouth.
Educate your child that the dentist is a friend who helps them take care of their teeth, ensure positive reinforcements for good behaviour and most importantly never force or scare your child into co operating by using terms such as injection or needles.
Tooth cavities or dental decay is fairly common in children. Avoid junk food and sugars, ensure your child has a healthy diet and visit your paediatric dentist to ensure proper oral health is maintained at all times. Visit our paediatric dentist in Bangalore to know more.
Some amount of spacing in milk teeth is normal and it is to accommodate the permanent teeth that will later erupt and are bigger in size. Any orthodontic treatment in children should be started after 10 years of age except functional appliances.
Functional appliances are devices that modify or take advantage of a Childs growth to correct dental issues at an early stage and prevent them from worsening. Visit our paediatric dentist in Bangalore to know more about functional appliances and how it can help your child.