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The Importance of Baby Teeth

Did you know that dental care begins before a baby’s first tooth appears? Just because you can’t see the teeth does not mean they are not there. Baby teeth are very important to your child’s health and development because the teeth help a child to chew, speak and have a pretty smile. The baby teeth also hold the space in the jaw for permanent teeth that are growing under the …Read More

Benefits of Space Maintainers for Children

Has your child lost a baby tooth early due to dental decay? Has your child’s dentist recommended getting a space maintainer? What is a space maintainer? A space maintainer is a dental appliance that dentists or orthodontists can make for their patients. For children, the space maintainer is a common appliance that is made when a baby tooth is extracted due to dental decay. The space maintainer preserves the space …Read More