It is often said, “Prevention is better than cure”. This holds absolutely true in case of your teeth. There are lots of problems, which can be completely avoided or can be reduced to a great extent if you give a little more time and thought to your teeth.
Prevention of Tooth Decay/ Tooth infection/ Dental Caries (cavities)
Milk teeth preserves the space for the erupting permanent teeth. If these milk teeth fall prematurely, space for the erupting permanent tooth will be lost which will lead to crowding and malpositioning of teeth.
early detection and restoration of pit and fissure cavities adds to the life of the tooth.
The size of the teeth and the jaw can give an indication for future mal-occlusion. We at Clinic Eximus comprehensively study the patients and can prevent future braces treatment with early functional therapy.
Sometimes milk teeth fall on their own prior to the stipulated time or are so much infected that they cannot be saved. In such conditions we must save this space of milk teeth till the time the permanent teeth erupt. Space maintainer appliances are used in such conditions to prevent future malpositioning of teeth.
Teeth Cleaning also called SCALING helps to remove the tartar from the teeth . This tartar or Calculus is the reservoir of all bacteria that lead to gum diseases and cavities .Gum diseases have shown to also have a correlation with Heart Diseases .
Even after teh best practices of twice brushing and flossing daily , there is some tartar or calculus that gets deposited on the teeth surfaces , specially in between teeth . This can be effectively removed by Professional Scaling , which will help prevent Gum diseases and Cavities.
Braces are mainly done to align crooked teeth or correct mismatch between the jaw sizes. This can be predicated very early in your child’s development history . Once it is diagnosed it can be corrected with Growth Appliances that reduce the need for full fledged Braces treatment .
Habits like Thumb sucking , Tongue thrusting , Lip Biting can adversely affect not only your child’s teeth but also their bone growth patterns leading to poor facial appearance. Any Habits post the age of 4 yrs should be immediately intercepted using Habit Breaking Appliances. At Clinic Eximus , we have a dedicated team to diagnose and treat these issues effectively .