Dr. Moumen Almouzayn and our team stress that it is better to avoid dental issues in the first place than to treat them after they arise. Avoiding dental problems like decay means better oral health in the long run. In order to help your child maintain ideal oral health, our dentist provides preventive dentistry in Madison, Connecticut.
Professional Dental Cleaning
It is important that you bring your child to Madison Dental Spa at least every six months for a professional dental cleaning. Our hygienist will remove all plaque and tartar from all surfaces of your child’s teeth. Your child’s teeth will then be flossed and polished. Dental fluoride may be applied to strengthen your child’s tooth enamel. Our dentist will then examine your child’s teeth and gums for signs of decay and other issues. Dental X-rays may be used.
Dental fluoride is a mineral that strengthens the tooth enamel against the acid attacks that cause decay. Our hygienist may apply fluoride to your child’s teeth during their routine dental appointment.
Dental sealant is a plastic coating that is painted thinly over the chewing surfaces of the molars and premolars. The sealant bonds into the grooves of the back teeth and blocks out food particles and plaque. In this way, dental sealants protect the teeth from decay.
Regular dental visits must be paired with proper dental care at home. Make sure that your child brushes his or her teeth at least twice a day (once in the morning and once at night) and flosses once a day. If your child is still young, help him or her brush and floss until they can do it on their own.
We encourage you to contact our dental office today to learn more and to schedule your child’s next visit.