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  • Cavities are a big problem for little ones’ teeth
    Jan. 14, 2022

    Cavities are a big problem for little ones’ teeth

    Children’s Oral Health

    Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are one of the most common chronic diseases among children. The good news is that cavities are nearly 100% preventable. Here’s how to keep your young child’s smile healthy from the very start.

  • 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.