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Children's dental decay

Why choose Toothbeary for your child’s oral hygiene?

Children's tooth decay treatment in London

Tooth decay is among the world’s most common health problems and is an increasing concern for children in the UK. In fact, tooth decay in children is now considered to be the most common childhood disease.

Tooth decay is damage to a tooth caused by dental plaque which turns sugars into acid. Increased levels of plaque can lead to issues such as cavities (also called tooth decay or caries) and gum disease.

Cavities are permanently damaged areas in the hard surface of the teeth that develop into tiny openings or holes. Cavities are caused by a combination of factors, including bacteria, frequent snacking, sipping sugary drinks, and insufficient or irregular cleaning of the teeth.

Decay can be symptom free and may only be identified by your dentist during a routine examination. If decay is already visible in the mouth and your child is experiencing pain, then the decay has likely reached deeper levels and your child should see the dentist immediately.

How much is preventive dentistry for kids?

We ensure our prices are highly competitive compared to other specialist paediatric dentists in London.

Treatment Cost
Toothbrushing school
from £105
Scale & polish
from £135
Fluoride treatment
Included in dental examinations
Saliva analysis
from £85

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Children's prevention team

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Daisy Wigin

Dental hygienist and therapist – GDC No 258679

Our highly skilled preventive dentistry team at Toothbeary includes experienced hygienist Daisy Wigin.

Daisy qualified from King’s College Hospital, London in June 2015. She is upbeat, enthusiastic and has a positive outlook on life. She is passionate about providing holistic care and tailored treatment that is specific for each individual child.

Child tooth decay treatment options

There are a number of tooth decay treatment options available for your child such as:

One of the best ways to reduce the impact of tooth decay is to prevent it happening in the first place, which is something we promote strongly at the clinic, especially at our preventative spa, the Toothbrushing School.

We tailor our treatment options depending on the specific needs of each child.

Our leading and most trusted children’s referral practice in London

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Tooth decay treatment review from Google Business

“My son has weak teeth and has bad decay on two teeth at the back of his mouth. The nhs would only remove them under General. Which we obviously didn’t want to do at only 2 years old. After doing research toothbeary stood out by a mile.

From the first appointment the toothbeary team are kind, helpful and experts in little teeth. My son was sedated and we had 2 crowns on his back teeth. The team made sure we knew exactly what was going to happen and we had a 24 hour nurse who we could call after the appointment if we had any concerns.

The team were great and my son recovered amazingly well. Two weeks later all seems well. My son will never love the dentist but he loves the waiting area and it’s definately less scary than your usual nhs or adult private dentist.

We will definitely continue to take my son there for check ups and any future work. Of course it’s not cheap but it’s not crazy money either. Costs are on the website and there weren’t any hidden charges.”

Child and parent satisfaction is very important to us

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Positive Experience

Our unique approach to treating your child is designed around building trust and confidence through positive experiences so we can promote and reinforce good oral hygiene habits whilst instilling the need to care for their own teeth.

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