Teething can be a trying time for babies and parents alike. Here are some tips to help make life a little more pleasant for everyone.
Prevention is everything, along with proper brushing and flossing there are other methods to prevent decay on teeth. Back teeth called molars are uneven, rough and have pits and deep grooves having food and bacteria trap easily. Sealant are a protective coating which is applied on teeth and it adheres on the chewing surfaces to prevent from food being trapped as the sealants make the tooth surface smooth with the thin coating acting as a physical barrier against food and bacteria. They are painless and there is no drilling. Our Brampton Dentist, Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist are able to place sealants. They are highly recommended for newly erupted teeth on children as well as adults that may be at high risk for cavities.
Every year, Over 175 million teeth are filled in the U.S. to repair damage from cavities. A blend of bacteria, sugar, and immune factors create a complex process that affects the quality of life in every age group. Did you know that researchers are uncovering innovative methods that could make traditional fillings a practice of the past? Here’s a look at what’s ahead!