5 Preventive Dental Treatments for Children

5 Preventive Dental Treatments for Children

Posted by WE C KIDS DENTAL on Jun 17 2022, 01:47 PM

Preventive treatments are important for children because they help reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease. In addition, it is also beneficial for teaching your child good oral hygiene habits. Preventive treatments are considered an important part of a child’s oral health. 

Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride treatments are great for strengthening teeth and preventing tooth decay. During a fluoride treatment, a dentIST will apply fluoride to your child’s teeth using a special fluoride varnish or gel. Fluoride binds to the minerals in teeth, helping to build enamel and prevent tooth decay.

Dental Sealants

Many parents wonder what preventive treatments their children need. A preventive sealant is one of the recommended treatments to protect your child’s teeth from decay.

The grooves and pits in the chewing surface of your child’s teeth can trap bacteria and food particles. As a result, your child could develop tooth decay.

A preventive sealant is a plastic material that the dentist can apply. The sealant will bond to the chewing surface of your child’s teeth and protect them from decay.

Dental Examination

A complete dental examination is initiated at the dental practice where the dentist uses a small concave mirror to receive a better view of the child's mouth. They may also take X-rays of the mouth to have a complete view of the mouth. This process helps to detect any decay or cavity on the teeth, helping the dentist to initiate the treatment at the earliest. 

Dental Cleanings

Dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar from your child’s teeth. This will keep your child’s mouth healthy and prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Children should get their teeth cleaned every six months. We may also recommend more frequent cleanings if your little one is prone to tooth decay.

Orthodontic Consultations

Some children may have misaligned teeth which can cause several dental problems. Visiting the dentist at the earliest helps to tale preventive measures that help to avoid further dental complications. The dentist will also recommend treatment from when the child is eligible for orthodontics treatment.

Visit We C Kids at 10643 Valley Blvd Suite A/B, El Monte, CA 91731 for a thorough dental checkup. Contact us at (626) 628-2424 or visit our website to schedule an appointment. 

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