A number of dental issues begin at early childhood, acquired from habits such as thumb-sucking, tongue-thrusting, and frequent eating of sweets. When neglected, a child may experience toothaches, the pain of which can be beyond their tolerance.
But as much as we’d love to send our kids to a skilled and experienced pediatric dentist right away, their fears tend to hold them back, and it can be difficult to make an anxious child overcome their fear of the dentist. How can you help them, then, and what serious dental issues are at risk of happening when you keep delaying your dental appointment?
Common Dental Issues in Children
- Tooth Decay
Tooth decay in children is also known as baby bottle tooth decay, nursing bottle syndrome, early childhood caries, and nursing caries. This occurs when a baby frequently consumes sugary drinks, such as milk, fruit juice, sugar water, or any other … Read More...