It’s important to treat your child’s baby teeth with as much concern as his or her adult teeth. The negative effects of overlooked baby teeth can follow your child well into adulthood.
Paying attention to a few dental care tips early on is the best tool available in the fight for your child’s healthy smile.
More than 25% of children are affected by tooth decay before the age of six. When your child’s teeth are left untreated and tooth decay takes over, it can:
Maintaining your child’s oral health is as easy as teaching and practicing a few simple dental care tips:
Kool Smiles believes in the importance of preventative care and knowledge. While we are here to fix existing dental problems, we hope to get your child started on a dental care program before any additional problems occur.
We work with parents to ensure that their children really learn and understand the most important dental care tips. Some of the preventive care topics Kool Smiles may cover with parents are:
Kool Smiles will also explain dental care tips, procedures, and treatments to your child by using a “tell, show, do” teaching model.
You and your child’s dental questions are important to us. Call us today to schedule an appointment, and let us help your child improve his or her oral health with our dental care tips.
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