When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time for Staten Island youth. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with their “adult smile.” Good habits can be forged and reinforced. Teeth can be straightened, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed.
Though we don’t often think about it, NYC children as young as 9 or 10 months of age can be infected with cavity producing bacteria, which cause cavities and tooth decay. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that almost 20% of children ages 2 to 5 have untreated cavities, and the percentage rises in children over 6.
For many parents in the Staten Island area, it may come as a surprise that The American Dental Association recommends that a child’s first visit to a dentist should occur around twelve months of age, so today in the our blog post, we are going to review 4 reasons why your toddler’s teeth are worth a dental visit
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