Healthy mouth and teeth are an important part of a child’s wellness. Adding a dental professional as a resource to your support system can provide ongoing peace of mind for your entire family.
Tooth decay (dental caries or cavities) is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases in the United States., and even the tiniest teeth can get cavities. There are habits you can start now to keep your baby's teeth healthy. And when that first tooth shows up, there are ways your pediatrician can keep it healthy, too. Here is what you need to know.