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  • Dental treatment of children (Pedodontics)

    “Brush, toothpaste, mug and warm water – that is how you become a true adventure spotter”.

    “Fasolki” Group

    The children’s reaction to pain is much quicker and stronger than that of the adults; a consequence of this fact is often the phenomenon of an irresistible fear of the dentist in later years (dentophobia). That is precisely why, our staff are doing their utmost to make a child’s visit to the clinic pass in a friendly and stress-free atmosphere.

    We particularly encourage the parents to try and accustom their children to the dental clinic from the youngest possible age. If a child has a positive attitude towards the clinic, before the actual first encounter with the dentist, the visit is usually stress-free.

    An adaptation visit consists in “looking at the teeth” together with the dentist and learning how to brush the teeth correctly – the lesson is targeted both at the parents and the young patients.

    Looking after and treating deciduous (milk) teeth is an extremely important matter, as it prevents their premature loss. The falling out of the milk teeth may lead to malocclusion, in whose consequence there may arise a need for orthodontic treatment.

    The decay of milk teeth is passed on onto permanent teeth, therefore the good condition of the former should be every parent’s priority.

    In order to encourage children to cooperate while on the dentist’s chair, we use a variety of color fillings as well as differently-flavored gels and surface anesthetics, to be selected by the child itself. We also remember about prizes for the brave patients.

     

    Another important issue which must not be forgotten about is that of the prophylaxis of caries; the latter procedure consists of the following dental treatments:

     

    SEALING

    The procedure consists in sealing the fissures and hollows in the surface of teeth by means of materials which release fluoride (fissure sealants). The procedure is applied to healthy teeth (both deciduous and permanent ones), i.e. teeth that are not undergoing the process of decay.
     

    VARNISHING

    It is a procedure which consists in applying fluorine varnish to the surface of teeth (so called contact fluorization). The procedure allows one to considerably reduce the extent of tooth decay and leads to a remineralization of both deciduous and permanent teeth.
     

    SILVER NITRATE IMPREGNATION

    The goal of this procedure is to stall the development of caries and harden the carious dentin. The treatment consists in applying a special bactericidal substance (silver nitrate and oil of clove) to the teeth. It is performed on milk teeth in a situation when it is not possible to apply a traditional filling (e.g. lack of child’s cooperation, young age of the patient, advanced process of tooth decay).
     

     

     

     

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