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ADA (American Dental Association) & AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) recommend that the first dental visit should be made within six months of the eruption of the first tooth and no later than the first year of age.

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At the initial visit or recall visit, the pediatric dentist will check the soft tissues of the oral cavity for lesions and the teeth for dental caries, as well as the condition of previous restorations. She will monitor the growth and development of the face and will evaluate the need for orthodontic guidance.

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Sealants are a colorless or colored varnish that is applied to the occlusal (chewing) surfaces of the back teeth.

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In our office, we only make “white” filings. The material used is called composite resin and it has different properties for permant and for primary teeth..

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When the decay reaches the pulp (nerve) in primary teeth, we need to do a special treatment called pulpotomy. It is a simple and easy process and is completed in one visit.

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Very often a primary tooth that has a pulpotomy has very little tooth structure left to bear a filling. In this case, we cover the tooth with a stainless steel crown as the treatment of choise.

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A core parameter in a child’s oral health is his/her diet. This is the reason why we devote a lot of time to analyze your child’s eating habits and to explain how they affect the teeth.

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In Vera Bakala Pediatric Dentistry we are dedicated in guiding the growth of little smiles! This means that we are monitoring a child’s growth and development from an early age.

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Children with severe phobia and anxiety who are unable to cooperate in the pediatric dental office are often candidates for treatment under general anesthesia. These patients are usually very young children with or without a compromized medical history and need extensive dental treatment.

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