Treatment of infant teeth in children
Diseases of infant milk teeth
Pulpitis and caries are the most commonDiseases of children's milk teeth. In children, teeth, especially if they have recently erupted, have a slightly mineralized enamel. Thus, it turns out that microorganisms can easily hit the tooth, thus causing caries. Permanent teeth are not so vulnerable to microorganisms.
Many children experience an early defeatMilk teeth with caries. Basically caries of infant teeth is observed in 2-3 year old children. However, as practice shows, tooth decay can affect the baby teeth of children under two years old.
Treatment of infant teeth
Modern dentistry is constantly working onIn order to treat and restore milk teeth as quickly and as qualitatively as possible. Modern composite materials retain their qualities for a long time, besides they are aesthetic and reliable. Currently, pediatric dentistry uses special technologies to successfully treat baby teeth. Also, these technologies have the child to make him feel at ease, while the doctor is carrying out all the necessary manipulations concerning the treatment and restoration of teeth.
If the baby's teeth hit the caries, then healIt can be pretty fast and efficient. To do this, it is sufficient to remove the affected tissues from the affected tooth. Then the tooth is sterilized and sealed with a special material that will allow the tooth to survive until the milk tooth is replaced by a permanent one.
If the caries spread enough strongly,At the same time, bone tissue severely disintegrated and microbes have access to the tooth pulp, this threatens the development of pulpitis of the baby teeth. When developing pulpitis, you need to contact the pediatric dentist as soon as possible. If pulpitis treatment is not started in a timely manner, then it is likely that the affected tooth will have to be removed. In most cases, treatment of pulpitis in children's milk teeth is performed surgically. In some cases, treatment can be conducted in two visits. During the first visit, the doctor pains, opens the tooth, imposes a devitalizing drug, kills the nerve (without arsenic), and puts a temporary seal. After 7-12 days during the second visit, the doctor cures the tooth by removing the affected pulp from the milk tooth.
The pulp of milk teeth is removed in order toPrevent the development of inflammation, normalize the processes of resorption (resorption) of the roots of baby teeth. And also to ensure that permanent teeth can be formed smoothly.
Many parents who believe that to treat dairyTeeth are meaningless, because they will all the same give way to permanent ones, they ask themselves the question: "To treat or immediately remove the milk teeth?". One thing is to stop the course of the disease and remove the focus of infection from the mouth, because the presence of a large number of dangerous microbes in the mouth reduces the immunity of the child, increases the risk of occurrence and development of other equally dangerous diseases of the mouth, throat, and sometimes diseases of the digestive tract.