Tooth decay is the result of the build-up of bacteria and plaque on the teeth. If these bacteria aren’t brushed away, they will mix with the sugar in the food your child eats and will create an acid that eats away at the vulnerable tooth enamel protecting your child’s teeth. Tooth decay can eventually cause dental cavities, tooth infection, gum disease, and even the eventual loss of the affected tooth.
Below are a few of the common risk factors that may make your child more susceptible to tooth decay:
The best way to help your children avoid tooth decay is to teach them and assist them in practicing good oral hygiene habits. This should include:
To learn more about how to avoid tooth decay and dental cavities, please contact Camp Little Tooth® at our Lafayette, Colorado pediatric dentistry location. We’re a one-of-a-kind office! Your child’s dental health is very important to us and we’re happy to answer your questions. Our phone number is 303-604-1000.
During this time of social distancing, we are pleased to offer TeleDentistry as a way for our camp families to safely connect with us in the event of an emergency. Our goal is to provide you with the same great care you are accustomed to from the safety of your home.
Our one-of-a-kind pediatric dental office is currently accepting new patients. We can't wait to meet your family and we're going to make going to the dentist fun for your kids and easy on you! We've got all the information about making a pediatric dental appointment at Camp Little Tooth®!
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