Baby (primary) teeth are placeholders for the adult teeth, ensuring the adult teeth fit and grow in where they belong. When a primary tooth is decayed or damaged, it may be necessary to put a crown on the tooth to keep it in place until the adult tooth comes through. Depending on the location of the tooth, two types of crowns are available:
Taking great care of your child’s teeth now will give them the best chance for healthy adult teeth. Kurt Halum DMD can help you protect your child’s bright smile.