Why milk teeth should be treated
No organ in the body cannot be called unnecessary. So, once baby teeth appear in humans and functioning in the first years of life, they are necessary. So keep and care for them must be the same as for permanent.
The baby's immunity is quite weak and unstable to many infections because never met with them. But because a bad tooth is not only an excellent medium for bacterial growth, but also a direct threat to the health of the child. The fact that the toxins produced by microbes very quickly absorbed into the bloodstream, poisoning the body and lead to diseases of internal organs.
In addition, many adults who are faced with a toothache, I understand perfectly what discomfort can cause damage to the enamel, inflammation or hypersensitivity of the tooth nerve. Therefore, another argument in favor of treatment of milk teeth is a way to protect the baby from unpleasant painful sensations.
It is worth noting that dental treatment at an early stage the damage is quite painless and does not take much time. If a kid from childhood not to be frightened of the dental office, it will prevent many problems in the future, because he will experience inexplicable fear, sitting in a chair, doctor.
If a long time not to treat the damaged tooth, it can cause need to remove them. As a result, the child may be disturbed pronunciation of sounds, the baby teeth can be postponed for the lost that would lead to a wrong location of the permanent teeth in the future.
How to prevent damage to milk teeth
The most important rule to which you want to teach a child from childhood — daily teeth brushing. Need to brush your teeth twice a day, special children's toothpaste and a soft toothbrush. Start using toothpaste since the first days of life crumbs. And as soon as the baby is able to hold a brush, learn to brush teeth independently.
Explain to your child that after a meal you need to rinse your mouth thoroughly, getting rid of food remnants. Avoid snacking between meals and excessive amounts of sweets.
Ensure that the diet of the child was attended by a sufficient number of hard fruits and vegetables. When chewing such foods there is a mechanical cleansing of the tooth surface.
Show baby to the dentist at least 1 time in six months, even if you don't see any lesions on teeth, and the child does not complain of pain. It is better to prevent decay than to treat it.