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Kids Dental FAQS

Posted on 10/10/2022 by Fariba Mutschler
Kids Dental FAQSParents sometimes don't know how to provide the best dental care to their children and sometimes have doubts and worry about the tooth development in their children; during this period, frequent questions that they ask include

What is Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry is a department within dentistry that deals with the treatment of dental teeth and the oral health of children. In this department, a pediatric dentist is fully responsible for offering better solutions and preventive measures to children and toddlers.

In addition, this department is responsible for identifying and treating dental problems within the jaws, gums, and teeth.

How Often Should the Child Visit the Dentist?

Regular visits and routine check-ups are recommended for maintaining an excellent dental lifestyle for the child. In addition, regular visits prevent dental issues since early detection is done.

At what Age Do Children's First Teeth Come Out?

The initial period of teeth coming out for babies is around six months of age, where the lower teeth incisor comes out first. Furthermore, the child develops approximately twenty milk teeth around three years of age.

What Symptoms Does the Baby have When Their First Teeth Begin to Come Out?

During the initial stage of teeth coming out, the child may develop symptoms such as minor pain, irritation and agitation within the mouth, constant crying, increased salivation, and general discomfort. Other times developed fever can indicate the presence of growing teeth.

What to do to Relieve Discomfort in a Child when the First Teeth Come Out

To relieve discomfort in a child during this phase, parents can apply special ointments to the gums of the baby's teeth. However, the creams used should be free of elements that can cause effects the child. Generally, consulting with a preferred pediatrician is necessary for concrete solutions to doubts and questions about your child's dental health.

My daughter was a little nervous to have her dental work done but everyone in the office was super friendly and very reassuring and that helped her nervousness go away. Thanks for the excellent dental experience. ~ Lilyana G.

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