Usually, in the treatment of ankylosed teeth in children, it is recommended to remove such teeth before intensive growth cycles so that the growth and subsequent teething do not create significant defects in hard and soft tissues. However, the difficulty in treating these patients is to temporarily replace missing teeth until growth ceases. This is especially true for male patients, when the injury occurs at an early age (i.e., aged 9 to 11 years) and when growth may not be completed by 21-22 years. Continue reading
Most parents believe that caries can only be on the chewing surface of the tooth and when they look into the baby’s oral cavity they don’t see any problems, thinking that the tooth is visually whole, and therefore not damaged. But it’s not always the case. A dentist can also see hidden caries.
Below we list the main causes, classifications, criteria and methods for treating caries in baby teeth. Continue reading