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Are baby teeth important?

A mother brushes her daughter's teeth | Dentist in Colorado SpringsIn short, YES! Even though baby teeth will eventually be lost, they have several important functions. Baby teeth are important in developing proper speech and chewing habits. They also help children gain self esteem and to smile. Lastly, baby teeth are there to maintain space for adult teeth, and if they are lost too early, there may not be enough room for the adult teeth to come in properly. If you're interested in setting up an appointment for your child, please don't hesitate to give us a call today at (719) 634-4805.