A Systematic Review

Penatalaksanaan early childhood caries Management of early childhood caries

Fajriani Fajriani , Hendrastuty Handayani

Fajriani Fajriani
Bagian Ilmu Kedokteran Gigi Anak Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Hasanuddin Makassar, Indonesia. Email: fajriani-fkg@yahoo.com

Hendrastuty Handayani
Bagian Ilmu Kedokteran Gigi Anak Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Hasanuddin Makassar, Indonesia
Online First: October 30, 2011 | Cite this Article
Fajriani, F., Handayani, H. 2011. Penatalaksanaan early childhood caries Management of early childhood caries. Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science 10(3): 179-183.

Early childhood caries (ECC), also known as milk bottle caries is a syndrome of severe tooth decay, occurs in
infants and children, is an infectious disease that develops rapidly and lead to health problems in children. This
syndrome can be caused by inappropriate use of bottles. Most cases of untreated ECC to children aged 20 months.
At this stage many children need serious treatment, because this will result in trauma to both the children and
parents. The most common treatment ECC and other dental diseases have been included in each treatment of
disease. Efforts to educate families about dental hygiene and practice start a diet, the high rate of recurrence of any
evidence of disease ranging from tooth decay to the failure of the treatment plan resulted in the need for special
attention to this disease. This paper is expected to be a good input for a dentist in the treatment of ECC


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