Most of the time cavities are due to a diet high in fermentable carbohydrates and a lack of brushing and flossing. These carbohydrates not only included cookies and candies, but rice, bread, potatoes, and pasta as well!
Removable appliances may be used to move selected teeth, to hold selected teeth in place, to influence growth of the jaws, and to influence tooth eruption. They are often used in conjunction with fixed appliances. Removable appliances cannot be used to treat all orthodontic problems.
Children who are very young or who have a high level of anxiety that interferes with the cooperation necessary for the dentist to perform treatment may require some level of sedation. Sedation may also helpful for special needs children.
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