The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are only around for a short time. So, it’s easy to assume that they aren’t important because they fall out and are replaced by new ones. But they ARE really important. They have a long-term effect on a child’s development and healthy smile.

Discussion Questions

Why are baby teeth important?
What are 3 things that baby teeth help young children with?
When should a child first visit the dentist?