|Below is a list of most common procedures preformed and/or
(0-2 Years Old)
According to the CDC dental decay is the most prevalent infectious disease for children. The disease begins at infancy when the child develops good and bad bacteria in the mouth. More then 40% children before they reach kindergarten will have tooth decay.
(3-12 Years Old)
Once the teeth are fully erupted there reinforcing good oral homecare is important for your child. Brushing with a pea-sized amount of ADA approved toothpaste twice a day and regular flossing once daily is recommended. Children 7 and under have poor dexterity and will need assistance with brushing and flossing until their reflexes properly develop. At this age floss on a stick will allow them to help to floss on their own.
(13-18 Years Old)
By this age most of their baby teeth have fallen out and the preservation/care of the permanent teeth are the concern. At this time bad breath, braces, soda/snack choices, and bleaching are among some of the top issues. Teens usually have an active schedule and neglect their oral health along with choosing sugary snacks which is a sure recipe for decay.