Medicare Child Dental Benefits
Comprehensive dental exams and cleanings are recommended once every six months for all patients. These visits help identify any tooth decay or early signs of gum disease or oral cancer through diagnostic X-rays and physical examination.
Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings that are applied to the surface of the tooth to protect the grooves of the teeth from decay. Decay often begins in these grooves because they are hard to clean and susceptible to a buildup of plaque.
The goal of minimally invasive dentistry, or microdentistry, is to conserve healthy tooth structure. It focuses on prevention, remineralization, and minimal dentist intervention. Using modern equipments and filling materials, minimally invasive
By age 7, most children have a mix of primary (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth. Some orthodontic problems seen in children are inherited from their parents. Common problems may be: dental crowding, too much spacing between
Tooth decay can happen at any age. It can affect adults, kids and even your infant or toddler. As parents, it’s our role to set our children on the path of good oral health. Cavity prevention is a vital part of that. Tooth decay is a serious
One study done in New Zealand in 2004 (Int J Paediatr Dent. 2004 Sep;14(5):317-25.) concluded that treating young children with high disease experience in a single session under general anaesthetics results in immediate improvement