Dentists are alarmed: Every third 12-Year-old has crumbly chalk teeth

More and more children have chipping of teeth that are soft like chalk, easily and, above all, extremely sensitive. Even if the Unborn were already found to be damaged. Scientists suspect that the plasticizer be behind it.

Dentists warn of so-called chalk teeth in children. In this disease, jaws, teeth, but front teeth respond, sensitive to heat, cold or chemical stimuli. The teeth have a rough surface and are ridged – which in turn promotes tooth decay, reports dentists. Chalk teeth cause brushing, pain when Drinking, eating, and teeth.

Defective mineralization of the enamel

Cause disturbances in the mineralization of the tooth enamel, the German society for Dental, oral and maxillofacial surgery explained. The need for a speedy visit to the dentist. In addition, Cleaning may help with fluoride toothpaste, fluoride varnish treatments at the doctor and the construction of broken off teeth, to get this.

Brushing your teeth can be painful and is therefore often omitted, says Stefan Zimmer, President of the German society for Preventive dentistry (DGPZM), then parents need to be careful that not even a tooth decay, it has on the already damaged teeth, especially slightly. A supply of fluoride could prevent.

30 percent of the under twelve-year-olds suffer from it

Ten to 15 percent of children suffer from teeth to Chalk, in the case of the twelve-year-old, it should be as much as 30 percent. The molar-inclined incisors-Hypomineralisation is a new popular disease. In certain age groups in children and adolescents, their Occurrence is higher than that of caries, Norbert Krämer, President of the German society for pediatric dentistry (DGKiZ).

Molar-Inzisive-Hypomineralisation (MIH) for the first time in 1987, described, and is increasingly on the rise, as well as a Spanish study confirmed that appeared in the journal Nature. Through a mineralization disorder of the structure of the enamel is changed. He discolored. The white-yellowish to yellow-brown surface on each tooth cusps or the entire surface of the tooth. The teeth become porous and can break.

Dentists suspect a plasticizer as a cause

When the exact cause for the formation of chalk teeth is still unclear, seem to plasticizers from plastics to play a key role in the development, so the Children dentists. They refer to a study published in The American Journal of Phathology, and on the basis of animal experiments, a link between Bisphenol A use and the development of MIH has demonstrated, the genes that are necessary for the hardening of tooth enamel to be responsible, had changed.

You have searched for an environmental factor in the Occurrence of the first cases of a role. The changeover from glass to plastic bottles, in which was contain softeners, fit, Stefan’s room.

What is Bisphenol A?

Bisphenol A is a raw material for the manufacture of the plastic polycarbonate and is included in pacifiers, or plastic tableware. Until 2011, he was also allowed in baby bottles. In the meantime, many manufacturers skimp on the fabric and mark their products with BPA-free.

Children whose teeth are still in development, and in their first days of life with Bisphenol A in touch, would suffer a higher risk of MIH. The dentists are, however, convinced that with appropriate prophylaxis, the threat of Caries in such teeth could be, and the receipt of secured averted.

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Even the Unborn children already have tooth damage

First dental defects were recorded the Doctors reported Unborn child in the eighth month of pregnancy. Currently, various causes are discussed.

In question, problems come during pregnancy, infectious diseases, Antibiotics, chicken pox, influences by dioxins, as well as diseases of the upper respiratory tract.