Your Health For Tag "adult teeth"

  • The timeline for teeth
    Aug. 20, 2021

    The timeline for teeth

    General oral health

    Did you know your teeth started to develop before you were born? Here’s how teeth develop and grow from infancy through childhood.

  • Temporary baby teeth have a long-lasting effect
    Feb. 3, 2020

    Temporary baby teeth have a long-lasting effect

    Children’s Oral Health

    Baby teeth aren’t meant to be permanent. They emerge from about the time a child is 6 months old until around their third birthday. But they already start to fall out around age 6.1 Because they’re temporary placeholders for permanent teeth, issues with baby teeth may seem like no big deal. But baby teeth actually serve critical purposes.

  • Baby Basics
    Jan. 9, 2014

    Baby Basics

    Children’s Oral Health

    If I had a dollar for every time someone said baby teeth don't matter, I'd be a millionaire. This is extremely unfortunate since the problems we have with childhood tooth decay can be prevented in the future with a little education. It is NOT true that baby teeth don't matter. In fact, baby teeth set...