Dental deformities such as irregular teeth are easy to suffer from dental diseases such as caries (insect teeth), calculus (tartar), gingivitis (gingival bleeding), etc., which can develop into periodontal diseases seriously, causing tooth loosening and falling off. How to prevent malocclusion of children’s teeth in
1. Protect primary and young permanent teeth from early caries or loss
2. Correct bad oral habits.
bad oral habits play an important role in the etiology of malocclusion, accounting for about 1 / 4 of all kinds of malocclusion.
common bad oral habits are: biting fingers, spitting tongue, biting lower lip, mandible extension, side chewing, biting lead pen and other habits.
Incorrect feeding posture and bottle pressure on the front of the baby’s upper jaw can cause the front teeth to reverse.
3. Timely extraction of retained deciduous teeth
4. If necessary, a space maintainer is used.
coil space maintainer can be used for early loss of individual deciduous teeth to maintain the space of missing teeth and facilitate the normal eruption of permanent teeth
5. All kinds of malocclusion caused by bad habits in
should be corrected in hospital. According to clinical observation, children aged 6 to 7 years old have corrected their bad habits, and most of the deformities can disappear by themselves Therefore, for children’s bad oral habits, we should start with education and guide, persuade and help children to overcome the bad habits. Children over 7 years old should find a doctor to correct the malocclusion.