The effect of reflux on young teeth

Pediatric Dentist Michelle Kelman, DDS, explains the negative impact that reflux can have on your child's teeth and what can be done to prevent the effects of reflux
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The effect of reflux on young teeth

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Reflux is an unfortunate common problem in children and it can affect their dentition. Because it has acid in it, that acid can demineralize your child's teeth and make it more prone to plaque and decay. It is important that any child who has reflux, is an a strict mineral therapy regimen. For example, there is calcium triphosphate that can be placed on the teeth twice a day. There are fluoride rinses. There are ways to prevent your child from getting any of those side effects. There are many treatments that can protect your child from the demineralizing effects of reflux.

Pediatric Dentist Michelle Kelman, DDS, explains the negative impact that reflux can have on your child's teeth and what can be done to prevent the effects of reflux

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Michelle Kelman, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Michelle M. Kelman is a specialist in pediatric and adolescent dentistry for healthy children and children with complex medical history. Dr. Michelle is on the Pediatric Surgical Team and Craniofacial Team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and on faculty at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Pediatrics. Dr. Michelle has lectured internationally and taught continuing education courses on topics including pediatric patient behavior management and advancements in pediatric dentistry. These advancements include everything from equipment technology to introducing complementary and alternative therapies for your child's health needs. Active in the community, Dr. Michelle has offered numerous pediatric oral healthcare presentations to community groups, professional organizations and various healthcare professionals around the country with a special emphasis on pediatric behavior management and dental treatment using both traditional and natural methods for children with various medical conditions.

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