Dental Health for a Healthy Life
July 13, 2023
Lately, my social media feeds have been filled with excited couples announcing the expectation of new babies set to arrive in the second half of 2023 and early 2024. So, it seems fitting that I begin my column discussing the importance of dental health in one’s life as early as teeth begin developing in the sixth week of pregnancy.
It may be hard to imagine that teeth are developing that early, it is true! By the time a baby is born, all 20 baby teeth will be developed and the 32 permanent teeth that begin to make their appearance between ages 6-12 will already be forming underneath the...