Dental Restorations for Children

What are Dental Restorations for Children?

Typically, dental restorations are used to replace a damaged tooth. According to Junior Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, commonly dental restorations procedure for children includes dental fillings, crowns, and dentures. Dr Drew, our senior pediatric, recommends that you schedule a dentist appointment for your child with dental pediatric as early you spot the first tooth. Early dental examination reduces the risk of future oral problems in a child. However, in case your child is experiencing oral diseases considering dental restorations is the best option.

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Dentist Examining Little Boy's Teeth In Clinic

What is the importance of this procedure?

The primary benefit of pediatric restorations is to protect the remaining part of the tooth and infections to the nearing teeth. Dental restoration also prevents early tooth extraction. Besides, the procedure improves your child’s dental appearance. Dr Popper recommends dental restoration, especially crowns because they are long-lasting. The crown will last on the child’s teeth until the permanent teeth come in.

Dr. Popper and Maureen were so great, my son came in with a chipped tooth. They did a great job by fixing it. We have been coming here for almost 1 year now and we are very happy with the services we receive here.
Patricia Mock
Close Up Of A Cute Little Kid Doing Teeth Surgery By A Pediatric Dentist.

Which child is a good candidate Dental Restorations?

Dental restorations are usually carried out on a single tooth or in the full mouth. The child’s pediatric typically recommend the best restoration procedure for your child after an oral examination. Children with dental cavities are considered to be good candidates for dental restorations. Besides, you may consider dental restoration for your child if his /her tooth is fractured. In some cases, if your child experiences jaw pain and headache after biting something, then seek dental restorations.

What is the process of Dental Restorations?

The pediatric takes an X-ray picture before the procedure begins to examine the affected area. After the pediatric is sure with the treatment, he or she numbs the area to be worked on. The pediatric waits until the area is completely numb before starting the procedure, to make sure the child experiences less pain and discomfort during the procedure.  Then the pediatric carries out the perfect restoration procedure on the tooth. After the treatment, pediatric will give you the aftercare measures and book you a review appointment to examine the recovery process.

If you think your child needs a dental restoration or you would like to inquire more about these procedures, contact our pediatric dental office today, and one of our helpful staff members will be happy to assist you.

Dentist Checks The Child's Teeth