How Important Are Children’s Baby Teeth?

Deciduous teeth, also known as baby teeth, have a very important role in your child’s oral health. Most children have 20 primary teeth by the age of three. The primary teeth are as important as permanent teeth. The baby teeth are essential for holding space in the jaws for the adult teeth. When a primary tooth is lost too soon... read more »

Baby Bottles and Bedtime

Is putting your baby to sleep with a bottle harmful? Absolutely! When you put your baby to bed with a bottle of formula, milk (including breast milk) or juice, the sugars stay in the mouth, providing “food” for the bacteria which cause decay. If your baby insists on using a bottle to calm down, fill the bottle with water instead... read more »