Fillings for baby teeth

Fillings for baby teeth

Maybe you have just found out that your child has one or more cavities in their baby teeth? It is normal for parents to have concerns and questions.  In this blog, we hope to give some answers and reassurance about fillings for baby teeth. Children can develop tooth decay soon after their baby teeth come through.

Is Dental Decay Contagious?

Is Dental Decay Contagious?

Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, despite also being preventable. Is dental decay a contagious disease?  Is it possible to catch it from someone else? In a previous post we discussed what causes dental cavities. To summarise, bacteria (germs) in our mouths convert sugar in food and drink that we consume

Early Childhood Caries

Is Your Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay? The average healthy adult visits the dentist twice a year. The average healthy 2-year-old has never been to the dentist. By kindergarten, 75 percent of children have never seen a dentist, yet dental decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease. The culprit? A