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Caring for Baby Teeth

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Contrary to what many believed a generation or two ago, primary, or baby teeth, are not disposable.  In addition to their obvious chewing and speaking roles, they serve a very important function in maintaining the space needed for adult teeth to grow into their proper alignment. When they are neglected or lost prematurely, the space will often decrease, forcing the growing adult tooth to come in crooked...especially adult premolars and molars. Caring for baby tooth problems is thus a good way to ensure healthier adult teeth, and a good way to avoid needless pain and discomfort.

Dear Patients,

Dr Campbell and Staff hope you and your families are doing well and staying healthy during this difficult Coronavirus crisis.  The health and well being of our patients, staff, families, and our community as a whole is our top priority.

As you may have already heard, we have been instructed by the Ohio State Dental Board to discontinue elective patient services in the hopes of reducing the risk of spreading this very contagious virus.  We are limiting patient care to emergency services only for the next few weeks and will keep you updated about any changes through emails, texts, and our website.

If you have any dental pain or discomfort or a situation that needs prompt attention, please call the office to leave a message as we are checking our answering service regularly.  You may also contact Dr. Campbell directly at the cell number provided at the end of our greeting message.

We thank you for putting your trust in us to provide for your dental care needs.  We are closely monitoring updates from the State Dental Board as well as the ADA and CDC and will keep you posted as more information is available.

Thank You for your patience and Stay Healthy!

Dr. Scott A Campbell,  DDS, and Staff

 

Here is an article from the American Dental Association about Coronavirus infection control