Learning the cause of the Ouchie Tooth
Cavities and cracked teeth are not the only cause of toothaches, bad brushing, newly sprouted teeth, metal fillings, even sinus problems can cause pain.
The child’s mouth, teeth, gums, jaws, tongue, throat, sinuses, ears, nose, and neck. X-rays may be taken as well as other tests, depending on the dentist
Education in Preventive Dentistry
By visiting a dentist for a child’s ouchie tooth, we can be educated on how to properly care for the child’s teeth and prevent future complications
If needed the child may require only medication for an ouchie tooth, caps, or a root canal. Extraction will be last resort as milk teeth guides the growth of permanent teeth.
Extractions are a Last Resort. Pediatric dentist are better trained in preventive dentistry, chances are they would offer alternatives to an extraction because they understand the importance of milk teeth in the growth of permanent teeth.
Specialized treatment. Pediatric dental clinics are equipped with staff and equipment to properly execute any procedures the child with require
Proper setting and training. What will help greatly in making the child’s visit pleasant as possible is the aid of dentist rooms at pique the child’s interests. Rooms decorated with characters and decorations that they like, in order to preoccupy them during their visit.
Extractions. General dentists are not specifically trained in the different phases of a child’s development. Which could prevent proper treatment of the child’s changing gums and teeth and lead to unnecessary extractions
Treatment. General Dentists may not have much experience in the bedside manner required to treat small children which might lead to trauma.
When should I start bringing my child to the dentist?
As soon as the child complains of any discomfort. Or if you see any bleeding, redness or swelling in the gums.
How do I prepare my child for their appointment?
It would be best that a child be brought to a pediatric dentist as staff would be trained on how to make your child feel comfortable.
My child has chipped milk teeth it this normal?
Yes, it is normal for milk teeth to get chipped especially the first two that sprout. but, this does not mean that we must disregard proper care of milk teeth. If they are severely damaged, crowns or caps would be recommended to prevent any further decay.
Is it normal for my child to experience tooth aches even without cavities?
To rule out anything serious it is best to consult a dentist. But toothaches can also be caused by one of the following, new tender teeth, sinus problems, bad brushing.