Correct diet : Too much sugar as well as sticky food in the diet, and dental plaque on the teeth, is the main causes of tooth decay and gum disease.
Oral hygiene and plaque control: It is important to maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and rinsing after every meal.
Fluoride makes the teeth more resistant to decay and can also reverse initial decay process. Professional fluoride application can be done by the dentist in the form of gels or varnishes
They are thin composite materials that are placed in the fissures of a newly erupted permanent tooth. They aid in making the tooth surface more smooth and easy for maintenance.
Children should visit a dentist when their first tooth comes in or no later than their first birthday.
Even though your child will one day lose his/her primary/milk teeth, it is important to care for them. The primary/milk teeth are essential for everyday function such as eating and speech development. Early childhood decay, is a preventable condition that causes painful teeth and gums. The primary teeth are also important to provide space for the larger adult teeth to erupt later.