Enamel Hypomineralisation is a condition where the tooth enamel, commonly on the molars, contains less mineral and is thereby softer and like chalk. The incidence of this in children is quite high – between 15-20% or 1 in 6 children. These figures

Anomalies

ABNORMAL ERUPTION Ectopic eruption is a malposition of a permanent tooth bud resulting in the tooth erupting in the wrong place. The most common areas are the maxillary first molars, followed by the maxillary cuspids. First permanent molar – Ectopic eruption is due

EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES Did you know that as soon as your baby develops their first tooth, they are at risk of dental decay, which is known as Early Childhood Caries (ECC)? The following tips can help prevent ECC in your child: If

CROWNS: A dental crown is a tooth-shaped covering cemented to the tooth for the purpose of restoring the tooth to its original shape and function. Crowns are used in paediatric dentistry for various reasons, namely when it is necessary repair and restore

TODDLERS / INFANTS Some two year-olds are ready for a ride in the dental chair while some three year-olds are still only able to cope with a “knee-to-knee” examination. Individual variations must be taken into account and this can be done through

CARING FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM The dental management of autistic children requires an understanding and patient team who can appreciate each child’s uniqueness and adapt to their needs. Our experienced team have over the years developed simple, effective strategies to help autistic