Should baby teeth cavities be treated?

Of course! It is very important to treat cavities of baby teeth, as they can have consequences on the long-term oral health of the child. Baby teeth play a crucial role in chewing food and speech, and they also serve as a guide for the growth and alignment of permanent teeth by acting as a space guard. If baby teeth are damaged or lost prematurely, it can lead to problems with chewing, pronunciation, and growth of permanent teeth.

Management and Treatment of Cavities in Baby Teeth

Treatment for cavities in baby teeth is necessary when the teeth have been damaged by decay, and their structural integrity is compromised. Cavities can be addressed through procedures such as composite or glass ionomer restorations. In cases where the decay is advanced and the tooth is severely compromised, root canal treatment or extraction may be required.

Strategies for Preventing Cavities in Children

  • If your child has trouble brushing their teeth on their own, help them until they are old enough to brush their teeth alone.
  • Use age-appropriate toothpaste containing fluoride.
  • Have their oral hygiene checked regularly by a dentist or dental hygienist.
  • Encourage a healthy diet limited in sugar. Avoid giving your child sugary drinks or sugary snacks between meals and during the night.
  • As soon as the permanent molars erupt, check with a dentist if sealants are indicated for your child’s teeth.

It is important to make children aware of the importance of oral hygiene from an early age and show them how to brush their teeth properly. In this way, they will be more inclined to adopt good oral care habits in the future.

  • Help them

  • Fluoride

  • Regularly

  • Diet

  • Sealants

Our rates
Cavity Treatment : 190- and 412.-

Our dental clinic adheres to the SSO dental pricing.

Dental Cleaning for Children (under 12 years old) : 113.-
New Patient Dental Cleaning with Two X-rays (from 12 years old) : 155.-

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I tell if my child has a cavity?

Common signs include white or brown spots on the teeth, sensitivity, or pain when eating sweet, hot, or cold foods.

Why is it important to treat cavities in baby teeth?

Even though they are temporary, these teeth play a crucial role in chewing, speech, and maintaining space for permanent teeth.

My child snacks frequently. Is this a risk?

Yes, frequent snacking, especially on sugary foods, increases the risk of cavities. It’s better to encourage healthy snacks and limit sugary ones.

Is it necessary to treat a baby tooth that is going to fall out?

Yes, because an untreated cavity can affect the underlying permanent tooth and lead to other complications.


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Take care of your dental health!

We are committed to combating healthcare avoidance, believing that in our current environment, every citizen should be able to maintain their health and enhance their appearance, especially their smile. Our rates are designed to be not only competitive but also, and most importantly, affordable. Nevertheless, they never compromise the quality of our service, which we strive to make impeccable.