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Baby Teeth Do Matter

Baby teeth start to grow in on average when our little ones are 6 months old. By the time they are three years old they have a full set of 20 baby teeth. Brushing baby teeth should start as early as the arrival of the first tooth. They may seem unimportant as eventually they will fall out; however, they serve the purpose of holding space for a future permanent tooth. They are nature’s space maintainers and are also important for speaking and chewing. Therefore, taking good care of them is critical from the first day they make it into your baby’s mouth. For the first couple of baby teeth, a piece of gauze to wipe the baby teeth and a rice size smear of toothpaste is all you need to keep t

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