PROTECT PROTRUDINGTEETH FROM DAMAGE ANDLONG-TERM CONSEQUENCESChildren with their first or early adult set of teeth thatstick out have an increased chance of damaging them, butthe risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitivelycostly. A study of more than 50,000 children aged under19 years confirms a direct link between the degree towhich a young patient's teeth protrude and the chanceof damaging them.Traumatic dental injuries have been identified as thefifth most prevalent disease or injury globally and theirsubsequent management is costly. While the number oftraumatic dental injuries has fallen over recent decades,they have significant physical, psychological andeconomic consequences.Young children up to the age of six years with teeth thatstick out more than 3mm have over three times higherchance of trauma than children without protruding teeth.Children over six years with teeth that protrude morethan 5mm have over double the chance of trauma.Corrective orthodontic treatment of children's teeth isn'tusually undertaken until all permanent adult teeth havecome through-usually after the age of 12 years. However,an expensive visit to an orthodontist isn't essential toprotect teeth that stick out.A dentist can easily measure how far a child's teeth stickout and recommend whether they should be fitted witha brace. They can apply simple braces which can reducethe prominence of protruding teeth and significantlyreduce the chance of them being damaged,If children suck their thumb this may also cause the teethto stick out so they should be discouraged from this habitas early as possible. Children should also wear a mouthguard to protect protruding teeth when playing sports.Presented as a service to the community byDr. Barbara Webster1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515SM-CL1743378630-663-0554 PROTECT PROTRUDING TEETH FROM DAMAGE AND LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly. A study of more than 50,000 children aged under 19 years confirms a direct link between the degree to which a young patient's teeth protrude and the chance of damaging them. Traumatic dental injuries have been identified as the fifth most prevalent disease or injury globally and their subsequent management is costly. While the number of traumatic dental injuries has fallen over recent decades, they have significant physical, psychological and economic consequences. Young children up to the age of six years with teeth that stick out more than 3mm have over three times higher chance of trauma than children without protruding teeth. Children over six years with teeth that protrude more than 5mm have over double the chance of trauma. Corrective orthodontic treatment of children's teeth isn't usually undertaken until all permanent adult teeth have come through-usually after the age of 12 years. However, an expensive visit to an orthodontist isn't essential to protect teeth that stick out. A dentist can easily measure how far a child's teeth stick out and recommend whether they should be fitted with a brace. They can apply simple braces which can reduce the prominence of protruding teeth and significantly reduce the chance of them being damaged, If children suck their thumb this may also cause the teeth to stick out so they should be discouraged from this habit as early as possible. Children should also wear a mouth guard to protect protruding teeth when playing sports. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 SM-CL1743378 630-663-0554

Date: February 19, 2020

Expired Ad

This ad expired on
March 20, 2020 (18 days ago)
more_vert

Webster Cosmetic Dental - Dr. Barbara Webster

Medical / Dentists

Call
Call (630) 663-0554
Directions
Get directions to this
location on Google Maps.
Website
Open website
in new tab.

Text

PROTECT PROTRUDING TEETH FROM DAMAGE AND LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly. A study of more than 50,000 children aged under 19 years confirms a direct link between the degree to which a young patient's teeth protrude and the chance of damaging them. Traumatic dental injuries have been identified as the fifth most prevalent disease or injury globally and their subsequent management is costly. While the number of traumatic dental injuries has fallen over recent decades, they have significant physical, psychological and economic consequences. Young children up to the age of six years with teeth that stick out more than 3mm have over three times higher chance of trauma than children without protruding teeth. Children over six years with teeth that protrude more than 5mm have over double the chance of trauma. Corrective orthodontic treatment of children's teeth isn't usually undertaken until all permanent adult teeth have come through-usually after the age of 12 years. However, an expensive visit to an orthodontist isn't essential to protect teeth that stick out. A dentist can easily measure how far a child's teeth stick out and recommend whether they should be fitted with a brace. They can apply simple braces which can reduce the prominence of protruding teeth and significantly reduce the chance of them being damaged, If children suck their thumb this may also cause the teeth to stick out so they should be discouraged from this habit as early as possible. Children should also wear a mouth guard to protect protruding teeth when playing sports. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 SM-CL1743378 630-663-0554 PROTECT PROTRUDING TEETH FROM DAMAGE AND LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES Children with their first or early adult set of teeth that stick out have an increased chance of damaging them, but the risk can be easily reduced without being prohibitively costly. A study of more than 50,000 children aged under 19 years confirms a direct link between the degree to which a young patient's teeth protrude and the chance of damaging them. Traumatic dental injuries have been identified as the fifth most prevalent disease or injury globally and their subsequent management is costly. While the number of traumatic dental injuries has fallen over recent decades, they have significant physical, psychological and economic consequences. Young children up to the age of six years with teeth that stick out more than 3mm have over three times higher chance of trauma than children without protruding teeth. Children over six years with teeth that protrude more than 5mm have over double the chance of trauma. Corrective orthodontic treatment of children's teeth isn't usually undertaken until all permanent adult teeth have come through-usually after the age of 12 years. However, an expensive visit to an orthodontist isn't essential to protect teeth that stick out. A dentist can easily measure how far a child's teeth stick out and recommend whether they should be fitted with a brace. They can apply simple braces which can reduce the prominence of protruding teeth and significantly reduce the chance of them being damaged, If children suck their thumb this may also cause the teeth to stick out so they should be discouraged from this habit as early as possible. Children should also wear a mouth guard to protect protruding teeth when playing sports. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 SM-CL1743378 630-663-0554

Other Ads

codeEmbed

Ads Widget

close

Widget URL

Embed Code

Embed these ads anywhere HTML code is accepted by pasting the snippet below.