Article on Children’s Dental Health Concerns Highlights the Importance of Preventative Care, Notes Dr. Farzad Feiz

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Commenting on a recent article, Dr. Farzad Feiz notes that prioritizing children’s oral health now can prevent dental complications in the future.

Children's dental health should always be a top priority.

Dr. Farzad Feiz notes that making routine dental visits and instilling excellent oral hygiene in young children effectively prevents serious dental complications from occurring in the future.

Parents of children are advised to make dental health a priority in order to avoid costly and damaging oral complications in the future, according to an article published July 8 on The St. Louis American. Dr. Farzad Feiz, lead dentist at the Calabasas Dental Group and California Dental Care, notes that making routine dental visits and instilling excellent oral hygiene in young children effectively prevents serious dental complications from occurring in the future. Dr. Farzad Feiz goes on to outline the numerous ways parents can promote dental health and good oral hygiene habits in small children, including:

Increasing brushing time- The Calabasas Dental Group and California Dental Care note that many individuals usually spend less than one minute brushing their teeth. By increasing brushing time to the recommended two minute mark, parents provide an effective example of excellent oral hygiene habits that are more likely to last throughout a child’s life. In addition, Dr. Feiz notes that it’s never too early to start thinking about a child’s dental health.

Starting children young- The clinic also advises that children of any age should be taken for dental check-ups before any pain or discomfort become a problem. Oftentimes, by the time a child is experiencing pain, more invasive treatment procedures, such as tooth extractions, have to be performed and it becomes far less likely for heavily decayed baby teeth to be salvaged. Dr. Feiz goes on to note that, despite general concerns, it is perfectly safe for a child of any age to undergo a dental procedure in order to effectively treat underlying dental problems.

Healthy eating habits- Good dental health not only relies on excellent oral hygiene habits, it also depends on the food that gets consumed, Dr. Feiz explains. Constantly consuming unhealthy and sugary foods and drinks can do serious damage to a patient’s teeth and gums. The dental group notes that in order to prevent tooth decay, parents with young children are recommended to cut back on sweets and are also recommended to create the habit of brushing and flossing immediately after any sugary snacks are consumed.

Dr. Feiz and his dental team work hard to treat their patients, no matter what age, with the highest level of care and comfort in mind. Interested readers who want to learn more about the various cutting-edge dental treatments and procedures that Dr. Feiz and his dental team offer at Calabasas Dental Group and California Dental Care can call the dental group’s West LA office at (310) 955-4008, their Calabasas location at (818) 660-0731, or visit the dental center online at http://www.FeizDental.com.

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