Let's start by dispelling a myth!
If you are under the misconception that a child's primary or 'baby teeth' are unimportant because they are "just going to fall out anyways", it's time to change your belief!
Primary teeth hold an important place in a person's development into adulthood ...literally.
In addition to chewing, primary teeth are integral as place holders and spacers for adult teeth. They are important in speech development, oral and physical health, and let's not forget self-confidence. Ensuring that primary teeth erupt around a normal and healthy development schedule is important for developing a healthy adult mouth and a beautiful smile.
A general timeline for children's teeth to erupt is as follows:
For more information on how to take care of your child's first teeth, contact our children's dentist at our North York dental office today!
At our North York dental office, our fees are based on the most current Ontario Dental Association fee guide for General Practitioners for general dental services and the most current Ontario Dental Association fee guide for Specialists for specialty dental services.
If you have any questions about the costs of any of our dental services, please contact us so one of our staff members can clarify and guide you through the price determinations.
You can find our patient referral form here. We provide dental care for the whole family, including children's dentistry and emergency dental care.