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Posts for: February, 2014

Dr Szafarek will be on WILI AM Wayne Norman radio show starting at 7:20 on March 3! 

This show is named "Value Orientated Dentistry-The Patient's Persepective."

As we all know there are more and more Corporate Conglomerate Dentist offices popping up all around us, supposedly for convenience and for savings.  Dr Szafarek wants to talk about this idea, and the real differences that arise between a conglomerate run office and an Individually owned and operated office.  A lot of people don't think about how these differences may affect them long term, at their daily appointments, and even in emergency situations.

Please take a listen this Monday. 

Baby's First Teeth - Your child's baby teeth help your child chew and speak normally. They also hold space in the jaws for the adult teeth that come in later. Starting infants with good oral care can help protect their teeth for decades to come. A baby's teeth start to come in (erupt) when the baby is about six months old. By age three, most children have a full set of 20 primary teeth. Baby teeth will later be lost (shed) as your child develops and grows. This makes space for adult (permanent) teeth, which begin to come in around age 6. By the age of 21, a person usually has all of their adult teeth.  The chart below tells the names of the baby (primary) teeth. It also shows when each tooth usally erupts and is shed. However, not all children get the same teeth at the same times. Your child's teeth may erupt earlie or later than shown here.