Posted on May 23, 2022 File ID 3547074 | © Martin Battiti | Dreamstime.com
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Did you know that around 60% of children between the ages of 9 and 12 experience some sort of tooth decay (cavities) that affects their baby teeth? Even though baby teeth are only temporary, they are still susceptible to cavities. If not treated
Children of all ages have bacteria in their mouths, making them vulnerable to tooth decay, especially those with a diet high in sugar and starch, poor oral hygiene, and less saliva flow than is typical. Some common symptoms of baby teeth with tooth decay are as follows:
Tooth decay can be defined as an acid attack on the baby teeth’s enamel that can lead to cavities. If left untreated, cavities can cause the following problems:
To prevent tooth decay and cavities, ensure that your child follows good oral health and visits a Frederick orthodontist frequently. Click here to schedule an appointment or call us at (303)-848-3633.