Baby teeth assist normal jaw growth and encourage the adult teeth into the correct position. A healthy set helps establish a lifetime of good oral health. Children deserve to have a healthy smile, and the ability to chew comfortably. Decayed or damaged baby teeth means children may suffer from of pain, and swelling. Research has shown that decayed baby teeth affected a child’s quality of life.
Did you know that infected baby teeth remain one of the leading causes of emergency hospitalisations in Australia?
Although new technologies at Tassie Kids Dental make treatment as comfortable as possible for children, wouldn’t it be better if they didn’t need invasive treatment in the first place?
Crowding in the adult teeth is more likely when baby teeth decay, especially following extraction. This means that orthodontic treatment (braces) may be more likely, and of greater complexity, which can increase costs and treatment time.