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Are baby teeth really that important?

Young girl sitting in dental chair | decatur il dentistBaby teeth are the foundation of your child’s mouth that their permanent teeth follow. From the time your child’s first tooth erupts, it is important that they learn proper dental hygiene. Learning how to properly clean and care for their mouths can translate to a lifetime of happy smiles and healthy mouths. 

Your child’s baby teeth affect how their mouth grows and develops, and failure to care for your child’s baby teeth can cause damage or decay, which could mean unnecessary time spent in the dentist office.

Bottles, pacifiers, and thumb sucking can also cause damage and changes in children’s mouths, so it is important to discuss any of these concerns with our office. We can assist you in making sure that their baby teeth are working the way that they are supposed to.

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Contact us! We are always here to answer any questions or address any concerns that you may have about your child’s mouth. 

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