DENTAL CARE FOR CHILDREN

Many parents think it is"fultile to spend on maintainance of milk teeth when they are finally to be replaced by permanent ones' - An absolute wrong notion. Baby teeth are extremely important for healthy nutrition,proper speech and alignment of permanent teeth. Consult your dentist if you observe, blackened chipped baby teeth, white spots, delayed eruption of permanent teeth or oral habits like thumbsucking, lip biting, mouth breathing etc.

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

When permanent teeth are developing, depressions and grooves form on the chewing surfaces of teeth. These are called pits and fissures. They serve as potential traps for food and bacteria making the teeth suceptible for decay. Therefore as a preventive measure certain pits and fissures are sealed with the help of sealants. A sealant is a clear shade plastic material applied chairside.