CDA Essentials 2017 • Volume 4 • Issue 7

29 Issue 7 | 2017 | S upporting Y our P ractice ➓ ➒ References 1. Canadian Institute for Health Information. Treatment of Preventable Dental Cavities in Preschoolers: A Focus on Day Surgery Under General Anesthesia. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2013. 2. Marghalani AA, Guinto E, Phan M, DharV,Tinanoff N. Effectiveness of xylitol in reducing dental caries in children. Pediatr Dent. 2017;39(2):103-10. 3. Childers NK, Momeni SS,Whiddon J, Cheon K, Cutter GR,Wiener HW et al. Association between early childhood caries and colonization with streptococcus mutans genotypes frommothers. Pediatr Dent. 2017;39(2): 130-5. FIGARO CROWNS THE STRONGEST. THE PRETTIEST. THE BESTVALUE. ALLWHITE PEDIATRICCROWNS Free shipping on orders over $250. • MADE IN THE USA $ 15. 25 USD PER CROWN Don’t waste time and money with Zirconia and Strip Crowns. If you know how to place a stainless steel crown, you already know how to deliver the natural looking Figaro Crowns. Listen to parents’ & patients’ wishes for a more natural looking pediatric crown solution. FIGARO CROWN #62 FIGARO CROWN #54 FIGARO CROWN #54 METAL FREE + BPA FREE NO GST/HST FIGARO CROWNS only takes 1/2 the time When faced with ECC, Dr. Nouri suggests the following management strategies: • Discuss diet and oral hygiene improvements with the parents. • Apply topical fluoride and/or SDF when indicated. • Recommend xylitol use, when indicated. • In cases of intraproximal caries in the anterior teeth, use discing to open up the contacts and improve hygiene capabilities. This may be sufficient to arrest the caries process. ( ➒ ) Treatment Options “Atraumatic restorative treatments ( ➓ -   ) or interim therapeutic restorations using glass ionomer cements can be used in open lesions in primary dentition,” Dr. Nouri explains. “They are very effective and easy to apply—and there are very durable alternative restorative materials you can use.” a