Natal teeth can be shocking, and even concerning, to parents who encounter it. The good news is that these teeth do not mean anything is wrong with your baby and they are not immediately harmful to your child, especially if they are pulled by a dentist early on.
Getting your child to follow regular brushing habits is extremely important for their oral health. Frequent brushing, avoiding sugary drinks, and routine teeth cleanings are just a few of the best ways to help prevent cavities. Even with all these options available, why is tooth decay the most common chronic disease of children ages 2-11? Experts suggest that many parents are failing to preserve their child’s overall oral hygiene.