KEEPING THE HEALTH OF THE MOUTH CAVITY OF YOUR LOVED HEART
The results of the 2018 Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) stated that the largest proportion of dental problems in Indonesia were damaged/cavities/sick teeth (45.3%). Meanwhile, the majority of oral health problems experienced by the Indonesian population are swollen gums and/or ulcers (abscesses) by 14%. Most parents only pay attention to the health of their children's teeth when their teeth have grown and have problems, for example, there are dental caries, loose teeth, etc. Whereas the earlier dental health is maintained, the better for the health of the baby in the future. It is important to maintain the cleanliness of the child's teeth and oral cavity. Even though the baby does not have teeth for several months after birth, the health of the oral cavity must be maintained and cared for.
Dental hygiene and oral cavity that are not maintained can cause dental problems in children, problematic teeth will cause pain in children. Pay attention to the factors that affect the problem with children's teeth
Factors that affect cavities:
the appearance of plaque on the tooth surface. Plaque comes from food residue that contains sugar, such as bread, cereal, milk, soft drinks, fruit, cakes, or candy, which is then converted by natural bacteria in the mouth into acids.
Why is oral and dental health important?
Because of the problems that arise when you have problems with your teeth, including:
-It's hard to eat
-Disturbing other body organs
-Jaw growth is not optimal
Pay attention to the stages of treatment for cavities in children:
Simple filling with amalgam (not used anymore), GIC, composite
A temporary filling is carried out which will be followed by a permanent filling or root canal treatment.
Root canal treatment is carried out which will then be filled or crowned
Extraction is carried out which will then be followed by the manufacture of dentures, both implants and removable/fixed dentures
If hermina's friends experience problems around your little one's teeth and mouth, don't hesitate to immediately consult a Pediatric Dentist to get special treatment and your baby's complaints will be handled immediately.