Teaching your child good oral hygiene habits early can lead to a lifelong healthy smile, but did you know that just because babies don’t have any visible teeth, doesn’t mean they can’t get cavities? A baby’s 20 primary teeth are already present in the jaws at birth.
Pregnancy is an important time to refocus and ensure you have good dental habits. Don’t be fooled by the Old Wives’ tale about losing a tooth with each pregnancy!
Preschool years are ones with hopefully few dental problems. Establishing a good relationship with a dentist in the early years is the foundation of healthy teeth for life.
Trauma & Accidents
A permanent tooth that is knocked out can sometimes be reimplanted. In most cases, only permanent, adult teeth are reimplanted into the mouth. Baby teeth are usually left out.
Does this sound familiar? Go to the bathroom and clean your teeth please. ‘No! I Don’t Want Too!’