When it comes to dental care for children with cerebral palsy, there are certain considerations that must be taken into account. Braces, whether orthodontic or prosthetic, are only recommended in cases where the disability is mild or there is no danger of breakage. A child's teeth and gums are delicate and require special attention, so it is important to visit a pediatric dentist regularly for the best results. At Children's Dentistry of Abilene, pediatric dentists specialize in providing quality oral care to children with special needs.
After learning about your child's dental needs, the pediatric dentist will design a personalized treatment plan and can also provide educational advice and advice on how best to maintain good oral health for children. Growth monitoring is an important part of pediatric dentistry. By continuously monitoring growth and development, pediatric dentists can anticipate dental problems and intervene quickly before they worsen. Regular visits to the pediatric dentist can help detect oral health problems at an early stage, reducing the risk of long-term tooth decay and other negative effects of poor oral hygiene.
Pediatric dentists are prepared to offer a variety of possible approaches; you can help select the approach that best fits your child's specific health and behavioral needs. In some cases, pediatric dentists may discuss early oral treatments with parents. Pediatric dentists perform many important functions related to children's general oral health and hygiene, such as educating children using models, computer technology and terminology adapted to children; in this way, they emphasize the importance of keeping teeth strong and healthy. Pediatric dentists understand that every child is unique and may need additional care to feel comfortable during dental treatment. From teeth grinding to oral infections, a pediatric dentist has the knowledge and experience needed to provide your child with the most effective treatment plan.