The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth
It's a common misconception that because baby teeth will be lost, they don't require the attention that adult teeth do. In fact, proper care for baby teeth affects more than just those teeth, and more than a child's general oral health as well. Here are some of the reasons that children's dental health is so important:
- Decrease the risk for tooth decay in adult teeth
- Properly holding the space for adult teeth to come in
- Allows proper chewing to develop
- Helps children to speak more quickly and clearly
Your Child's Oral Health
Most dentists recommend that you begin seeing a dentist when your child is around 6 months old, which is typically the age when ...