Little kids’ teeth are going to fall out in time, but that doesn’t mean their dental health isn’t important.
Here are five reasons to make your children’s smile health a priority.
Toothaches in kids are just as painful as they are in adults. You should never leave a decayed tooth untreated on the grounds of “it’ll fall out, anyway.”
Kids usually don’t make decisions with long-term consequences in mind, so they aren’t the best about brushing. Still, they do care about how their teeth look. Even children in kindergarten may suffer from low self-esteem if their teeth are stained from decay and other kids point it out.
Oral infections can spread to cause serious problems like abscesses or brain and blood infections. Healthy teeth are essential to eating a healthy diet rich in nutrients that young bodies need.
Tooth decay in a child is likely to result in decayed and compromised teeth in adulthood. What’s more, severe cavities in baby teeth can even infect adult teeth before they’ve even erupted out of the gums.
Teeth serve vital functions in eating and speaking. Your child needs to have the teeth nature put there. Preventing and treating dental disease will ensure that your child’s smile stays functional for years.
Schedule regular dental cleanings and checkups for your child to detect, treat, and even prevent problems. Later on in life, your child will thank you for taking care of their smile!
Posted on behalf of:
Marietta Dental Professionals
550 Franklin Gateway SE
Marietta, GA 30067
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