Dr. Cormac MacDermott is a pediatric dentist at Brownstone Pediatric Dentistry in Brooklyn Heights, New York. Dr. MacDermott is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. In these articles, he discusses orthodontics, cavities, and unidentified white spots.
Why Is It Easier to Treat Tooth Misalignment While Children Are
Certainly, orthodontists have an easier time treating instances of tooth misalignment and jaw misalignment while children are still young. The older a person gets, the more difficult these conditions are to treat.
What Can Cause Children to Get White Spots On Their Teeth?
Children get white spots on their teeth for a variety of reasons, some of which are related to genetics and some of which are related to environment. These white spots are very rarely, if ever, caused by consuming too much fluoride.
Why Are Cavities So Common in Young Children?
Cavities are extremely common in young children because of the amount of sugar and carbohydrates consumed by today's youth. Parents who limit the sugar their children are exposed to can help prevent cavities and decay..