It does help to try to preserve the milk teeth if possible as this acts as a stimulus for the development and eventual appearance of the permanent teeth. However when certain of the milk teeth become badly decayed as has happened with your son's front tooth, the decayed tooth may need to be extracted. Please ask your dentist to see your son and to give you his opinion.
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