Tailoring Care To Best Serve Your Child’s Oral Health Needs

What makes pediatric dental care different from the kind of care adults typically require? One issue to keep in mind is that because kids are still growing, their oral structures are still developing. Your dentist can catch early signs that they might run into problems that call for care, and help make sure they grow up to enjoy a healthy, attractive smile. Routine appointments for kids also offer important educational benefits. A child’s teeth may not be inherently weaker than an adult’s, but they can be vulnerable to a greater cavity risk because they simply do not know how to practice the best oral care.

Educating Kids On Good Oral Care Can Help Protect Their Smiles

The routine care your dentist provides your child during regular visits can make a big difference to their oral health. That being said, one important aspect of these visits is the time your dentist spends helping them improve their at-home oral care practices. Kids can require guidance on how to most effectively brush and floss. Because they may be less sure of how things like sugar affect their teeth, caution from their dentist can help them avoid needing restorative dental care.

Improving Cavity Defense Through Sealants And Fluoride Treatments

Kids can receive special preventive care through the placement of dental sealants, as well as through the application of fluoride for their teeth. Fluoride encourages enamel regrowth, so that teeth recover from decay before that damage develops into a cavity. Sealants offer a different sort of protection. Once in position, sealants will effectively keep out bacteria and food debris, so your child’s teeth are protected against harmful materials that can cause problems.

You Can Count On Modern Dentistry Of Shrewsbury To Manage Your Child’s Oral Health Care

Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury takes its commitment to your child’s oral care seriously. In addition to offering important care during visits, your dentist will help them do a better job taking care of their smiles at home. Contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Pizzi, Dr. Mehdi, and colleagues by contacting our office at (508) 842-8838. Located in Shrewsbury, MA, we proudly welcome patients who come to us from Worcester, North and South Grafton, Westborough, Southborough, Northborough, Boylston, Hopkinton, Millbury, and all surrounding communities.