Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Is Gum diseases troubling your child's teeth?

We often think of gum disease as a condition exclusive to adults, but younger children are also at the risk of gum disease. 


Gum Disease in Children

Gum disease is a dental condition caused by bacteria or plaque.   Plaque is the food remaining builds up on teeth and when they harden, tartar is formed. As this condition grows, the gums get inflamed in red.

Teeth lose may happen due to the teeth loosening from its gum. The children are prone to a mild form this called as gingivitis.

Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

  • Gums appear red or swollen
  • Gums feel tender
  • Gums bleed easily during brushing or flossing
  • Gums recede or pull away from the teeth
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Loose teeth

Gum Disease Prevention in Children

By encouraging good dental hygiene you can prevent your child teeth from getting affected with gum diseases. Your child should brush teeth at least twice a day. Make sure you act as a good role model by taking care of your teeth, too.

If a child is experiencing any of the above symptoms, a serious dental problem may be in progress. It is recommended to make an appointment with the dentist immediately if a child complains of any of these symptoms.

Dr.Renju Anil's dental wellness clinic offers Quality Dental Care for your child. They provide latest dental treatment facilities for kids in Thrissur. Gum Disease and other dental conditions ca be effectively treated and your child's can get the best dental care from here.

For more details,
Drop a mail kidsdentalkerala@gmail.com
Website kidsdental.in

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