What is tooth problem in children?
Tooth Problem some times regarded as Tooth Decay. It is also called as dental caries. It is a disease that causes damage to tooth structure. After eating if any bits of food are left on the teeth, the germs in your mouth can turn those tiny bits into acid. Over time, this acid eats away at the surface of the tooth, creating holes or cavities.
This causes pain in tooth.
Causes of tooth problem in children
In case of bottle feeding kids, they may suffer from Bottle Tooth Decay. This most often occurs in the upper front teeth, but other teeth may also be affected. The main common cause is the frequent, prolonged exposure of the baby's teeth to drinks that contain sugar. Tooth decay can occur when the baby is put to bed with a bottle or when a bottle is used as a pacifier for a fussy baby.
Symptoms of tooth problem in children
The first sign of tooth decay is, the upper incisors develop a dull-white band along the gum line. Some might also observe brown spots on the teeth and the gums might be red and swollen. In more advanced stages of tooth decay, blackened areas show up on the teeth, with the gums still looking red and swollen.
Symptoms of The longer tooth decay
Pain and discomfort.
A higher risk of new decay in other baby and adult teeth.
Difficulty in sleep.
A change in nutritional habits.
Home remedies for tooth problem in children
Apply powder of Fire flame bush (dhataki) flowers along with the juice of Indian gooseberry (Amla) fruit and honey (shahad) on the gums.
Make small pieces of potato and cool them in the fridge. Give the child pieces of cold potato and tell to place them inside the mouth on the tooth that is paining.