Why baby teeth are important
Baby teeth, primary teeth or “deciduous” teeth, however you may want call those cute pearly whites, serve numerous important roles in a child’s development:
The primary teeth are necessary for your child to learn how to speak.
They help in the child’s proper eating and chewing habits.
They help give the baby’s face its’ correct shape.
They provide space for the developing permanent teeth and help the jawbones and muscles to develop correctly.
It is very important to maintain the health of the primary teeth. Neglected cavities can and frequently lead to problems which affect developing permanent teeth. Proper hygiene by brushing, flossing and professional cleaning is essential for the baby’s overall oral health.