Morristown Tooth Decay Treatment
A recent study from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research published its findings with some shocking results. They found that over 50% of children between the ages of 5 and 9 years have or have had at least one cavity already. They later went on to report that dental tooth decay is the single most chronic childhood disease, effecting millions of children across the nation. Starting early with a preventive care regimen from your pediatric dentist is one of the best things you can do for your child’s oral health. For a comprehensive oral exam, or for tooth decay treatment in Morristown
, go to the dental office where kids are always welcome. Go to Children’s Dentistry of Morristown, your kid-friendly dental office staffed with highly skilled dentists that excel at making children feel comfortable and at home.
Tooth Decay Treatment in Morristown
One of the best ways to avoid the need for tooth decay treatment in Morristown
, is to get your child started on a preventive oral care regimen, monitored by your pediatric dentist. The experts at Children’s Dentistry of Morristown are extremely good teachers, for children (and parents of young children) when it comes to instructing in the proper ways to brush and floss. Brushing and flossing are so important because the dental decay that is so prevalent among children can be almost entirely prevented with a proper, and consistent oral care regimen. In addition to brushing and flossing, your pediatric dentist in Morristown can provide additional layers of defense against tooth decay, in the form of dental sealants, periodic fluoride treatments, regular cleanings and checkups. Dental sealants and fluoride treatments are what the American Dental Association recommends to aid in preventing the harmful effects of acid erosion, and dental decay in children’s mouths. They make it harder for harmful bacteria to attach itself to the teeth and cause damage.
Whether you’re in need of tooth decay treatment in Morristown
, or looking to prevent it, the pediatric dentists at Children’s Dentistry of Morristown are fully equipped to help. Establishing and maintaining the oral health of your child is one of their missions as dentists. To make an appointment for your child, call the number listed below.
By Children's Dentistry of Morristown
March 21, 2017