FAQ’s – Restorative Pediatric Care
What should I do if my child has a cavity?
What are dental crowns for children?
Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that are made up of biocompatible materials which cover and protect damaged or decayed teeth, restoring their function and appearance.
Are there alternatives to metal fillings for children?
Yes, tooth-colored composite fillings are a popular alternative to metal fillings for children, as they blend in with the natural tooth color.
Can baby teeth with cavities be left untreated?
It’s important to treat cavities in baby teeth to prevent pain, infection, and potential complications that could affect the development of permanent teeth.
What should I do if my child's tooth gets knocked out?
If a baby tooth gets knocked out, it’s generally not re-implanted. If a permanent tooth is knocked out, keep it moist and seek emergency dental care immediately for the best chance of successful re-implantation.