Summerlin Pediatric Dentistry

Ashley E. Hoban, DMDNV Specialty License S6-105
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Why are baby teeth important?

Most children have 20 baby teeth, also known as primary teeth.  The primary teeth serve many purposes.  They act as “place-holders” for the permanent teeth.  If they fall out or need to be extracted before they are ready to fall out naturally, it can affect the way permanent teeth erupt later.  The other teeth may drift to fill the space.  This increases the chances of having orthodontic treatment in the future.  Baby teeth also help children bite and chew their food efficiently for proper nutrition. Missing teeth can be associated with poor speech, social stresses and other habits.


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653 N. Town Center Dr. Suite 104

Las Vegas NV 89144

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Phone: 702-838-9013

Fax: 702-838-9157

DrHoban@summerlinpediatricdentist.com

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