While we are fully aware of what we as adults need to ensure that we maintain proper oral health, we may have some young ones in our lives who need some support in learning proper oral care. February is Children’s Dental Health Month—a month dedicated to the importance of helping children and caregivers learn the importance of early dental care and the proper techniques to care for their teeth. We would like to share some tips to help you teach your young loved ones how to properly care for their teeth.
Tooth decay is a common occurrence in children. Approximately 42% of children between the ages of 2 and 11 develop cavities in their baby teeth. Unfortunately, a child’s teeth may be so damaged by decay that a regular filling is no longer a treatment option. In this case, a crown has to be implanted. Read more to find out about this important treatment.