“A child’s primary teeth, sometimes called “baby teeth,” are as important as the permanent adult teeth…”
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Your child’s primary teeth (baby teeth) are very important for, among other things, preparing the way for permanent teeth. This article explains the important role baby teeth play in dental health and strongly suggests that you take a child for their first dental visit within 6 months of the arrival of the first tooth.
Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, General Dentistry, Denton, TX