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Treatment method for dental health of 0-14 year old children


About Treatment

Pediatric dentistry or pediatric dentistry is the main science that aims to protect the health of the dairy and permanent teeth of children 0-14 years old and treat the diseases that occur.

All necessary dental treatments are applied to children by pedodontists. The excellent oral and dental health of children can be achieved by regular dental check up every 6 months. Any problems that threaten oral and dental health can be detected during these checks. The important thing here is the early diagnosis and treatment of these problems. Early detection in a child will affect the child's physical and emotional development positively.

The first examination in the child's case begins with communication with both the child and the child's parents. After you meet the patient's medical and dental story. It is then passed to the clinical and radiographic examination. After these steps, the patient, mother and father are informed about the diagnosis and treatment planning. Pedodontists apply a number of methods to protect milk and permanent teeth from major mouth diseases such as periodontal diseases and caries.

These; Teaching oral hygiene, gaining toothbrushing habits, teaching methods, systemic and topical fluoride applications, application of fissure coverers.

Fluoride Applications

Fluoride treatments, which are considered to be the most effective treatment for preventive dentistry, can be applied in healthy individuals, decaying individuals, dental sensitivity and erosion treatment, and individuals with systemic disease who need special care. Treatment is performed at the frequency and amount determined according to the age and the risk of caries formation.

Fissure Covering

The recesses and protrusions on the chewing surfaces of the anatomically small teeth form areas where they can stick to food.

Bruises start from these areas, which are difficult to clean. Fissure coverers help to create a surface that will freshen these surfaces in the teeth, reduce the holding of nutrients, and facilitate brushing. It is known that there is a 70-80% decrease in caries formation after clinical applications.