It can be challenging for some of our patients to maintain an oral hygiene routine that helps prevent tooth decay from developing. This is particularly true for our young patients. If you have a child in your life, you may be familiar with the difficulty they often experience when brushing their teeth. Some children focus solely on the front teeth and forget to brush their back teeth. Other children chew and bite on their toothbrushes, not really accomplishing much of anything. We know parents are passionate about teaching proper oral hygiene, not only to create lasting habits but also to help prevent tooth decay. Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions children experience. We want to share one common dental treatment that can help protect your children’s teeth. Read on to learn more.
Do you find that you frequently have food stuck in your teeth, even after brushing? Or maybe this happens to someone you are close to. It is not uncommon for a number of patients, especially children, to have food remaining in the deep grooves of the back molars after brushing. This leads to lingering bacteria and becomes a breeding ground for tooth decay, eventually resulting in cavities. Children are especially susceptible to this due to their habit of frequent snacking. We offer a treatment solution that can aid in the prevention of cavities on the back molars. Continue reading to learn more.