Should You Fix Your Child’s Baby Teeth? Greenville Dentists Answer


Cavity has developed in your child’s baby teeth. Now you may be wondering, they’re just baby teeth, and permanent teeth will replace them anyway, so do I really need to fix them? The short answer is, yes you do, although not always.

If a cavity develops in a baby tooth, it will only get bigger and deeper with time. If the tooth is loose and close to falling out, your dentist has the option to just leave it alone. However, if the baby teeth is still secure in its place, it needs to be protected. If the cavity is left untreated, the child could potentially suffer from toothaches, infection, misaligned teeth, and extensive dental work in the future. Read more on this article:


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