How to Choose a Pediatric Dentist in Dubai
|From what age can a child go to the dentist?|| |
It is recommended that the first visit to the dentist to be made after the appearance of the first baby teeth, around 6 months - 1 year.
What conditions can occur in baby teeth?
Caries are the most common problem in children. They can be solved with special treatments tailored to the age of the kid.
How should the first visit with the child to the dentist take place?
Both children and parents will become familiar with the atmosphere in the dental clinic.
The dentist will interact in a friendly way with the little one and will start the routine check-up.
|Treatments that can be attended by children aged between 1 and 3 years|| |
- fluoridation of baby teeth,
- treatments to eliminate dental deficiency
|Treatments for children older than 3 years|| |
- tooth sealing, as a method of caries prevention,
- anti-bruxism treatments
|When is it indicated to wear dental brackets?|| |
Starting with the age of 6-7 years, if the permanent teeth are crowded or crooked.
|Home care oral hygiene for children|| |
Tooth cleaning with soft and damp cloths for babies.
Use of toothpaste, in small quantities, for children older than 2 years.
|Special nutrition couseling offered (YES / NO)|| |
|Detection of nursing-bottle caries|| |
The pediatric dentist in Dubai can do panoramic dental x-rays to investigate the pulp chamber.
Then, he/she will offer age-appropriate treatments.
|Toothbrushing for children|| |
Parents need to teach their little ones how to brush their teeth. The recommendation is to brush the teeth every evening. Children can also use dental floss and mouthwash after the age of 7.
|Is drug sedation recommended for children?|| |
Yes, but it is performed by specialist doctors, in conditions of maximum safety.
|Surgical intervention for dental problems of children||Only if other treatments do not work and if the pediatric dentist has a better alternative.|
|What to rely on when looking for a pediatric dentist in Dubai|| |
- a friendly manner to interact with children,
- the ability to explain in detail the treatments provided,
- experience in pediatric dentistry
|The importance of oral hygiene for children|| |
Healthy habits with brushing teeth develop at an early age.
The child who has become an adult will have healthy teeth, if he/she respects the principles of oral hygiene.
|Why choose to our pediatric dentist in Dubai|| |
- experience in working with children,
- extra attention to children's needs,
- quality services
Finding the pediatric dentist for your child
A proper pediatric dentist in Dubai knows how to take care of a child when having the first dental visit. There are numerous dental clinics in Dubai that have particular rooms specially created for kids, with a great and relaxed environment. Communication is extremely important, therefore, a pediatric dentist in Dubai will have a particular task and that is to talk to the child and create a friendly atmosphere. Such doctors know how to deal with sensitive children and their worried parents. As for adults, we remind them that on request and if needed, they can receive dental implants in Dubai. This is a suitable method to regain the smile and self-esteem. Here is an infographic about the treatments offered by our pediatric dentist in Dubai:
A dental check-up for your child
Once you and your child get accustomed to the dental clinic in Dubai, the pediatric dentist will proceed with the main dental check-up. He or she will explain to parents and children the dental instruments and the main steps involved in this procedure. The existing teeth are searched for decay and any potential gum issues. If it is necessary, the Dubai pediatric dentist will gently clean the teeth of the child and apply fluoride treatments. Parents are advised to observe the child’s behavior, in order to see how the teeth are developing, and if the oral habits like thumb sucking are affecting the denture. Moreover, they are in charge of the proper oral health of the kids, by helping them correctly brush the teeth. Here is a video about how to choose a pediatric dentist in Dubai:
Is it hard to find a pediatric doctor in Dubai?
- The experience of a pediatric dentist is the first thing to look for.
- Recommendations from family and friends are always welcomed.
- Making research on the internet is a good idea, as you can find interesting reviews and testimonials.
- Some parents might be interested in the certification of pediatric dentists in Dubai.
Making an appointment and checking the atmosphere
Picking the right pediatric dentist in Dubai
The importance of pediatric dental care
According to recent studies revealed by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) in UK, the recommendation is to reduce the average population maximum intake of sugar by 50% and not surpass 5% of the total dietary energy absorption. Moreover, parents are advised to reduce the portion of sugary soft drinks for their kids and help them drink more water instead. This is highly recommended for the overall health of the little ones, particularly at the time the denture develops.
The difference between a general and a pediatric dentist
- persons spend about 38,5 days of their lives for brushing their teeth;
- the first toothbrush with bristles was invented in 1498 in China;
- around 61% of adults are attracted by a beautiful smile in the first place;
- coconuts can reduce the risk of gum diseases and can enhance the smile;
- there are more than 300 types of bacteria in dental plaque;
- a snail’s mouth can have around 25,000 teeth.