Just like teen and adults, children, even toddlers, are susceptible to cavities. Without treatment, these cavities can eventually threaten the stability of their smiles, even leading to premature tooth loss (which can lead to misalignment later in life). How do you protect little smiles from decay?
Often, patients assume that if they brush and floss their teeth each day, then a dental exam isn’t very important. However, checkups and cleanings are vital to maintaining a healthy smile, even if you continue to properly care for your smile at home.