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 dental 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 in Highland, IN can help you protect your child’s bright smile.