Why Parents Shouldn't Just Wait for Decayed Baby Teeth to Fall Out
Baby teeth begin to fall out at around the age of 5 or 6 years old. Within a few weeks, their larger, stronger replacements grow into position. But what happens if a child of 4 or 5 years old develops a cavity in one of these baby teeth? Is it really worth going to all the trouble of having a baby tooth filled when it is going to fall out shortly anyway?