The expectant person will have to maintain a proper dental hygiene in order to reduce the pathogenic bacteria in the oral cavity so that they do not pass into the bloodstream and thus reach the fetus.
In addition, childhood is a very important stage in life, in which children learn and absorb quickly everything they see around them. That is why it is necessary to teach at home the acquisition of healthy habits and to explain the kid that the dental clinic is the natural environment to maintain health and quality of life.
Prevention and treatment of possible oral common diseases, such as caries and gingivitis.
Prevention and treatment of malocclusion due to a lack or excess of space in the jaws to properly accommodate the temporary teeth.
Bad habits correction (such as thumb sucking), healthy hygienic habits acquisition, understanding the importance of a healthy diet, etc.
Temporary teeth have two main objectives: allow the children to chew and to keep the necessary space for the permanent teeth to correctly grow in and replace them. Sometimes temporary teeth do not fall by themselves and, in this scenarios, the work of he odontopediatrics doctor is needed.
However, it is a simple treatment and we do our best to minimize all the unpleasant sensations that the children can experience in a situation like this one. We always work hard for our patients to be confortable in the clinic and for the children to come back to the dentist without any fear.
There is a type of caries that is typical at the pits and fissures on the occlusal area of the children molars. Sealing this pits and fissures in order to prevent occlusal decays is a very simple, effective-proven measure and, moreover, it is a technique that hardly always can be performed avoiding the use of anesthesia.
In order to proceed with the reconstruction of the tooth that is broken after a traumatism, we prepare the tooth surface with ortho-phosphoric acid and, after adding the adhesives, we put the composite in a color and shape as close as possible to the natural one. We proceed to the polymerization and we finish to give the shape and brightness needed to achieve a successful result.
Diastemas are abnormal separations between teeth. It is often found in the upper arch, between the central incisors. In some cases, the cause of the problem is the upper lip frenulum, which needs to be removed. The result is always excellent.
Oral frenulums are made of connective tissue fibbers that keep the lips or tongue in their biological place. However, sometimes hypertrophy of the frenulum can be a cosmetic and functional problem. This malformation is usually treated in childhood.
The surgery is very simple and painless, giving a very satisfactory result.
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