Your children’s teeth are very important to their overall development—but do you know what you can do to help you keep your little ones’ teeth healthy? Your children’s foundation for healthy permanent teeth starts within the first few years of their life. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help your kids enjoy healthy smiles for a lifetime.
You see, primary teeth—or your children’s first set of teeth—play an important role in the proper alignment of their permanent teeth. It is incredibly important to care for them well. Similarly, if you help your children keep their primary teeth healthy, their permanent teeth should follow suit. You see, most individuals who are taught to care from their teeth well tend to maintain those practices as they age.
You should brush and floss your little ones’ teeth if you’re interested in protecting their smile. Similarly, you probably know that you should limit the amount of sugar your kids get in their diet. You should also consider visiting our team twice a year for a routine checkup. This appointment affords our team the opportunity to inspect the state of your children’s teeth.
If you’re interested in learning more about how you can care for your children’s teeth, we invite you to contact Mountainland Pediatric Dental & Orthodontics at 801-766-2111. Dr. Matt Swan and our team will be happy to offer you any advice you need. We look forward to hearing from you soon!