Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a lifetime.
You see, primary teeth—or your children’s first set of teeth—play an important role in the proper alignment of their permanent teeth. It is incredibly important to care for them well. Similarly, if you help your children keep their primary teeth healthy, their permanent teeth should follow suit. You see, most individuals who are taught to care from their teeth well tend to maintain those practices as they age.
Unfortunately, many dentists have noticed that children are eating more sugar than ever. This may be because sugary snacks are incredibly easy to find. But please remember to limit the amount of sugar your children get. Similarly, we recommend visiting our team once every six months. We can help you identify signs of trouble and offer you any specific advice you need
If you’re interested in learning more about how you can care for your children’s teeth, we invite you to contact LOL Dental & Orthodontics at 936.463.0162. Dr. Nieku Manshadi and our team will be happy to offer you any advice you need. We look forward to hearing from you soon!