Kamistad gel is a line of drugs for topical use in the oral cavity, intended for anesthesia of the oral mucosa or red border of the lips. The drug is available in 2 forms: firstly, it is Kamistad Baby gel, used in younger children with teething, and secondly, Kamistad classic gel for adults and children from 12 years of age.
Silvering of teeth in children is a method of impregnating silver onto caries-affected areas of the tooth. The use of silver solution leads to compaction of tooth tissues softened by caries (enamel and dentin), as well as to their disinfection from cariogenic microflora. As a result, caries is suspended in development.
Some people experience excessive involuntary compression of the upper and lower teeth. This condition has the term "bruxism". If you hear that your relative or child is gritting his teeth in a dream, it means that he has bruxism. Most often, it appears at night as a gnash / creak of teeth.
Braces have begun to be used to correct crooked teeth since 1955. The term "braces" refers to only one element of the bracket system - it is metal or ceramic plates that are glued to the teeth. In addition to braces themselves, such a system includes a metal arc, ligatures, springs, and many other elements ... How many braces are worn - the average duration of the correction of the bite by braces is approximately 2-3 years.
Milk teeth caries most often occur in children from the age of two, which is connected on the one hand with weak mineralization of the cut teeth of milk with calcium, on the other hand, with errors in the care of the baby’s teeth by the parents. Treatment of caries in children under 3 years of age differs from the treatment of older children.
Miramistin is a topical antiseptic. Its key advantage is a wide spectrum of activity against most pathogenic bacteria, combined with activity against the herpes virus. The drug is sold ready to use, i.e. it does not need anything to breed. It can be used in adults and children with no age limit, but with one "but" ... The fact is that for the treatment of tonsillitis and pharyngitis the drug can be used only from the age of 3.
Gnawing nails - is the most common of the so-called "nervous habits", which include thumb sucking, twisting and twitching hair, teeth grinding (not during sleep), etc ... The most interesting thing is that these habits most often persist in adulthood.
Stomatitis in children is of 3 main types - 1) acute herpetic stomatitis, 2) chronic recurrent herpetic stomatitis, 3) chronic aphthous stomatitis. Depending on what form of stomatitis develops in children, the symptoms and treatment will be very different, because depending on the cause of stomatitis (herpes virus, bacteria, allergies, immune pathology) - completely different drugs are prescribed.
Herpetic stomatitis is an infection of the oral mucosa caused by the herpes simplex virus (types HSV-1 and HSV-2). Clinical studies show that the peak in incidence occurs in children between the ages of 9 and 28 months, and recurrent cases of the disease are most often disturbed before 6 years of age.
Teeth fluoridation is the most effective method for preventing caries, but its effectiveness depends directly on the fluoride concentration used. Studies have shown that regular dental treatment (1 time in 3-6 months) with varnishes and gels from 1% sodium fluoride reduces caries growth by up to 30%, and when using 5% sodium fluoride - already to 63%.
Electric toothbrush for children can be used already from 3 years of age. In young children, it allows you to form the habit of regular oral hygiene - due to gaming moments that can be brought to the brushing with such a brush. The most popular electric brush for children is produced under the brand "Oral-B" by the company Braun (Germany).
Aphthous stomatitis is a disease in which one or more round-shaped ulcerations appear on the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, which are covered with a necrotic patina of gray or yellowish tint. Such ulcers (aphthae) are not associated with acute infections and therefore are not infectious. According to statistics, this form of stomatitis affects up to 20% of the population.
Gingivitis in children is one of the most common diseases. However, gum disease in children is not limited to gingivitis. Inflammation of the gums in a child may also occur with periodontitis of one of their teeth (in this case, an abscess or fistula appears on the gum). Also, the phenomenon of gingivitis is always present in the background of the disease of the child with herpetic stomatitis.
Viferon is an antiviral agent that is provided by its “human interferon alpha-2b”. Viferon drug is available in 3 forms - candles Viferon (with dosages 150.000 IU, 500.000 IU or 1.000.000 IU), gel Viferon, Viferon ointment. The choice of the form of release of Viferon will depend on - 1) on the patient's age (child or adult), 2) on the localization of the lesion of the virus (oral mucosa, red lip rims or facial skin).
Teething in children has a certain order, and should also be paired, i.e. the same teeth should erupt at the same time, for example, a pair of central incisors, a pair of lateral incisors or a pair of canines. Below in the diagrams you will find the dates and sequence of teething in children. However, if you suddenly see that your baby’s teething time does not coincide with average values, then you shouldn’t panic about it right away.
Here are some tips to help your child feel better during teething: With pain and nervousness - Give your baby a mild anesthetic that matches the age of the baby. Teething candles are the best choice for younger children, suspension for older children.
Toothpastes without fluoride are relevant only in regions with a high content of fluoride in drinking water. Fluorine concentration is considered elevated if it contains more than 1 mg per 1 liter of water. In 21 regions of Russia (due to natural causes or the presence of factories for the production of glass, aluminum, fertilizers) - the concentration of fluoride in drinking water is increased.
An abscess on the gums in children usually appears as a lump of white or red color, filled with pus. Such a bump on the gum above the tooth in a child is evidence of the development of purulent inflammation at the tips of the roots of a milky or permanent tooth. The main reasons for this: a complication of caries, or trauma to the teeth.
Fissure sealing is a method for preventing dental caries. It is used in children, starting from 6 years old, for sealing fissures of permanent teeth. It must be said that children's caries has 3 favorite areas - these are fissures and necks of teeth, as well as interdental spaces. All the upper and lower permanent 6th, 7th and 8th teeth have furrows (fissures) on their chewing surfaces, in which food remains are very well retained after eating.