Dental care is very important to a growing child’s health for healthy iving. Every child needs dental care for strong and healthy teeth. Research has shown that the most common causes of dental problems are tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth or gum abscess and infection can also cause pain or a broken or cracked tooth. Other causes of pain include infection and damage to a tooth from grinding the teeth. A tooth that is coming in but cannot break through the gum can also cause pain.
However, giving your child Prompt dental care can help find the cause of your child’s toothache and keep the tooth from dying or prevent the gum disease from getting worse. Some home remedies and care may also reduce your child’s pain and
Talk to your dentist about your child using special toothpaste for sensitive teeth. To reduce pain on contact with heat or cold or when brushing, have your child brush with this toothpaste regularly or rub a small amount of the paste on the sensitive area with a clean finger 2 or 3 times a day. Floss gently between your child’s teeth.
BY SOPHIE AIGBOMIAN.