Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex
8701 Maitland Summit Blvd, Orlando, FL 32810

Stop Your Preschooler’s Cavities Before They Start

Cavity Prevention

Preschoolers are at risk of developing cavities, so tooth decay prevention should be part of every parent’s focus during these important early years. Preventing cavities in children takes diligent oral hygiene, attention to eating habits, and regular professional dental care. The most important part of a child’s dental care routine is brushing at least twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and flossing daily to clean between teeth where plaque collects and causes tooth enamel to break down. When kids are old enough to brush their teeth without accidentally swallowing toothpaste, they should begin learning to brush on their own.

Control Sugar Consumption. 

Sugary snacks should only be allowed in strict moderation. Parents should not allow young children to fall asleep with a bottle at bedtime. Acids from juice or milk that sits inside the mouth eat away at tooth enamel and can damage both primary and adult teeth.

The Purpose of Fluoride. 

The fluoride added to municipal water sources works internally to protect developing teeth before they erupt. Fluoride in dental products works topically to strengthen teeth that have already appeared. Both fluoride sources are important. If you don’t have access to water with added fluoride, ask your dentist about fluoride supplements.

Dental Sealants

. Children who have teeth with deeply grooved molars that tend to trap food particles may benefit from tooth sealants. Sealants are clear or colored coatings applied to the grooved and pitted chewing surfaces of teeth to protect them from decay caused by plaque. Because they cover the areas where most cavities begin, sealants can be a powerful weapon against them.

Preventing Cavities in Baby Teeth. 

Cavities in primary teeth should usually be filled. If decay becomes extensive and the tooth is lost, it may cause spacing problems that affect permanent teeth. Schedule dental check-ups twice a year when all baby teeth have appeared. If you see signs of tooth decay, or a baby tooth darkens, see your dentist in Orlando immediately.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Orlando, call Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex today at (321) 594-2624 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Orlando. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex.

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Patient Reviews
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We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (321) 594-2624
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