Baby teeth fall out either way, so what good does it do to care for them? If that’s what you think, then this blog is for you! Baby teeth are imperative to your child’s overall health, both in childhood and adulthood. Find out why by reading on below, and ensure that you check up with us soon for a thorough examination and cleaning of your child’s teeth.
Think it or not, baby teeth play a big part in a child’s development, even though they do fall out. Tooth loss may make speaking correctly tough for a child, and it may also make it too hard to consume a healthy diet. These situations can result in childhood obesity and speech therapy, and thwarting poor dental hygiene is easier than treating it.
Additionally, poor diet and a lack of dental hygiene routines will almost always follow a child into their teenage years. To help your child put in place the habits they need, make them a diet lower in sugary foods and higher in vegetables and whole grains. Make sure that they brush their teeth twice a day, and if they’re old enough to brush on their own, monitor them so they don’t swallow the toothpaste. Be there for your child’s teeth now, and they’ll form into a set of adult teeth that will aid your child for many years to come.
You can ring 740-380-1333 now to have the Logan Family Dental team set up a Logan, Ohio, appointment with Dr. Barrie Suzanne Zweier for you.