Frequently Asked Questions1. Which doctor should I consult for tooth decay in my child?
It is recommended to consult a pedodontist, for the treatment of tooth decay for your child.
2. How is a pedodontist different from a dentist?
A pedodontist specializes in treating dental problems in children. Pedodontists are well trained to treat various issues related to children’s dental health.
3. How often should a child visit a dentist?
A child should visit every six months, but depending on the child’s dental health more visits may be required.
4. What can cause cavities?
Our mouth has a lot of bacteria. When these bacteria come into contact with sugary foods, acids are produced. The acids decay the enamel-producing holes or cavities on the teeth surfaces.
5. My child is active in sports. What can I do to protect his teeth?
Mouth-guards are helpful for protecting teeth. Your child can use a custom-fitted mouth-guard or a full face helmet to protect teeth, cheeks, lips and gums during sports.
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