Most children need to visit the dentist to check their teeth, every six months. During their visit, teeth are cleansed and a fluoride treatment is applied according to the children’s needs. In addition, thorough dental and gum control is performed. Children in the mixed teething stage need to be monitored regularly to prevent certain orthodontic anomalies. Tooth decay is a common phenomenon in children and within six months the caries can grow rapidly from small to large and reach the tooth’s nerve in a dangerous level. Even children who have treated their teeth are still at risk from new cases of caries. The dental examination period every six months should be kept constant for all patients although high-risk patients with caries or gingivitis are examined every 3-4 months.
For more information on prevention procedures click here.