Together, you and your pediatric dentist can help your child develop beneficial habits to maintain a healthy, dazzling smile for life. You can learn more about cavities and how to prevent them by clicking through these informative online resources:
Fluoride has been proven to reduce the risk of cavities and improve quality of life. You can read more about the effectiveness of fluoridated water on FluorideInfo.org.
Your child may receive a fluoride treatment from his pediatric dentist to give his teeth a protective boost. This article on Livestrong.com explains fluoride gel and what happens during a dental fluoride treatment.
The bacteria responsible for tooth decay can be transferred via saliva from you to your child. Check out this news release on NBCNews.com for more details on how to prevent spreading cavities.
Drinking only bottled water may reduce the amount of tooth-strengthening fluoride your child ingests. Read through this article from Health.USNews.com for more information, and ask your pediatric dentist about supplemental sources of fluoride if you have concerns.
- Are you looking for more ways to prevent cavities in your child? MyChildrensTeeth.org provides tips for preventing tooth decay.
Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dentistry offers caring and comprehensive dental services for children in the Long Island area. Call (516) 798-1111 to find the location nearest you and schedule your child’s first dental exam with us. We invite you to read through our blog for more pediatric dental health information.