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How Do I Answer My Child’s Dental Questions?

Posted on January 27th, 2021

Houston dentist, Dr. Meghna Dassani at Dassani Dentistry gives answers to some common questions that kids might ask about their teeth.Kids aren’t afraid to ask questions about everything under the sun, and teeth are just one of the many mysteries they will ponder. At Dassani Dentistry, our pediatric patients come up with some of the most interesting questions we hear—and we hear questions all day! 

Most of the time, kids’ questions about teeth are fairly basic:

  • Why do I have to floss?
  • Do we really have to brush our teeth every day?
  • Why do we use toothpaste?
  • Why do baby teeth fall out?

Sometimes questions are a little more interesting:

  • Do wisdom teeth make you smart?
  • Are teeth good for anything besides eating?

Dr. Meghna Dassani and your Houston dental team can help you out when it comes to dental questions. We want to give kids the right information so they understand the reasons for consistent oral hygiene, which we hope sets a foundation for their future good health.

If your little one’s dental question has you stumped, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Dassani Dentistry

The content of this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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About Meghna Dassani, DMD

Dr. Meghna Dassani received her initial dental training from the University of Mumbai, India, where she graduated in 1996 as Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS). After working as an associate for one year, she established her own practice in Mumbai, India. She successfully operated this practice for six years prior to moving to the US. When Dr. Meghna Dassani is not in the office she is at home being a mommy to her 2 beautiful girls and enjoying time relaxing with her husband. Since opening her own practice in 2011 she doesn’t have a lot of free time but when the time allows she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, cooking, visiting with friends and family and of course SHOPPING with a Starbucks in her hand!

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