A cavity? Let’s face it, there is nothing more joyous than a toothless grin from a child. Many children bear smiles with fillings to maintain the tooth’s health after decay. For children, baby teeth are thinner than those with adult or permanent teeth. Prevention is important. In this post, we’ll lay out how to help children remain cavity-free. Let’s get going.
Help Children Remain Cavity-Free
Statistics suggested that over 42% of children aged between 2 and 11 have had dental caries. Otherwise known as tooth decay, filled teeth or decayed and filled teeth, in their mouth. The same studies also state over 23% of children between 2 and 11 also have untreated dental caries. Such habits can carry on as adults and result in various aches and pains due to oral complications.
Dr Engel holds a speciality license in pediatric dentistry from New Jersey and New York. He also has attained sedation certification, which allows for in-office oral sedation options, and he’s on staff at Hackensack University Medical Center. As an attending pediatric dentist at HUMC, Dr Engel retains operating room privileges, allowing for an array of treatment modalities and anaesthesia options.