Prevention of caries is understood as a complex of methods used in dental treatment to prevent caries of temporary and permanent teeth. Note that healthy teeth as well as a beautiful smile can be preserved from an early age. For the prevention of caries and other types of dental diseases, it is important for babies to get the necessary vitamins and maintain proper oral hygiene. The children's dentist will tell the baby's parents how to properly brush their child's teeth and recommend the necessary remedies. In addition, useful procedures will be carried out to prevent the appearance of caries and to stop its development at the first stage.
Teeth ozonation procedure
This procedure is one of the most effective in pediatric dentistry, as it allows the kid to avoid "acquaintance" with the drill. It should be noted that in this case, the surface of the tooth is treated with gaseous ozone, which is supplied under a certain pressure and allows to destroy up to 99.9% of all bacteria. Note that this procedure is performed using a device such as HealOzone. This procedure is painless and takes a minimum of time. It takes about twenty seconds to process one tooth.
Teeth fluoridation procedure for the prevention of caries
Teeth fluoridation procedure is the most effective method for the prevention of caries in a child. It helps to strengthen the enamel and reduce the sensitivity of the teeth. In addition, it allows you to provide an antimicrobial environment in the oral cavity. Depending on the age and general condition of the baby's teeth, the doctor may recommend one of three fluoridation options. In particular, we are talking about:
- Coating the enamel with fluoride varnish.
- Using an individual mouthguard.
- Deep fluoridation.
The whole process is completely painless and does not cause any discomfort in the baby.
Fissure sealing procedure
Fissures are understood as natural relief depressions on the surface of the chewing teeth. Sealing of areas with the help of special preparations at an early age can significantly reduce the risk of caries, as it prevents the appearance of plaque, as well as pathogenic microbes. The effect of this procedure lasts for two to five years. The fissure sealing procedure can be invasive or non-invasive. It all depends on how often kids visit a pediatric dentist. After the first baby teeth have erupted, it is advisable for children to undergo a preventive examination twice a year. In the event that caries was detected at the initial stage, the medical specialist will select one of the most effective methods of treatment, without using a drill.