Children start having their baby teeth at the age of 6months. Though they are later replaced by permanent ones, these teeth help in chewing, biting, jaw growth, facial growth , speech and self esteem. These milk teeth are also important in proper growth and position of the permanent teeth set.
Without proper dental care, children face the risk of dental decay and disease that can cause a lifetime of pain and complications. Today, early childhood dental caries, an infectious disease, is 5 times more common in children than asthma. All throughout childhood, the importance of dental hygiene and
It advised, that as soon as the first tooth erupts the child should be brought for their first checkup.
Here at Dentall Icon we use Radiovisiography, and not conventional radiographs, hence reducing the X-Ray exposure by a substantial amount.
It is very important as the milk teeth help in chewing, biting, speech development and development of jaw bones. They are also important for proper position and development of permanent teeth.
Yes. Thumb sucking and also mouth breathing, lip biting and tongue thrusting are harmful habits. Most kids stop on their own, but if they continue the habit beyond the age of 3, please contact us for expert opinion.
Yes! Milk teeth are very important in maintain the health of permanent teeth. If not treated, it can lead to the placement of permanent teeth wrongly and cause lifelong problems to your kid.
Usually the space will close in a few years, as the other front teeth erupt. Please book an appointment with us, so that we can determine if there is a cause for concern.