As parents, we watch as our infants develop into toddlers. We watch as they begin to explore the world around them. We help them grow and learn. However, due to the fact that our children's’ teeth will be replaced with permanent ones we tend to overlook important dental facts.
Starting Healthy Dental Habits Early In Life
As usual nature has a plan for its designs. The baby teeth by staying in place until the adult teeth are ready to erupt , serve as a guide for the adult teeth. Baby teeth that come out due to decay before their proper time will not serve as place holders and the resulting shifting of remaining teeth will prevent the adult teeth from growing in straight.
Toddlers are constantly teething and putting things (often besides food) in their mouths. It is essential to keep their developing teeth and gums healthy. The decay can lead to other health problems in the body of a child much the same as an adult.
And when your toddlers become preschoolers it is time to start their dental care in a professional setting and get them used to a lifetime of good dental health.
Choosing a dentist who will get to know your child for years to come is essential. It is important that they establish proper dental hygiene habits and reinforce these with both you, your spouse and your child. This includes teaching proper cleaning habits, such as brushing, flossing and rinsing with fluoride rinse. This will impact their overall health for years to come.
So start off your preschooler’s well being with a smile! Call Finley Dentistry 419 472 6645 For your appointment TODAY!