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Caring for Your Baby’s Teeth

August 29, 2017

Do you get lost in your baby’s deep, beautiful eyes? Do your heartstrings get pulled each time your baby smiles or laughs? Chances are, you’ll do anything to protect your child. That’s why the teething process can be hard not only for them, but for you, because you feel for them. If this is your first child, it helps to know exactly what is happening and what you can to do to help. Here are the details:

Pediatric Health Care Focus: Teething

July 31, 2017

If you have a child who is suffering from teething, you must do your part to make sure their smile will shine through for years to come. Teething typically starts when teeth rub against the gum line and break through to become visible to the outside world. It can cause infants and young children anxiety, discomfort, and pain. Helpful treatments can be used to help individuals with the pain.

Teeth and Gums 101: Thumb Sucking

July 1, 2017

Did you know that a child can damage their teeth by sucking their thumb? Although thumb sucking tends to be a normal habit in children, by no means should it be encouraged, as it can have many negative consequences on their teeth, and even potentially affect the positioning of their teeth as they age.

The Necessity of Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

June 29, 2017

If you are unaware of what baby bottle tooth decay is, it is an oral health disorder in children caused by the deterioration of their teeth, often associated with sugary sweets found in baby bottles. Listed below are a few tactics to help your keep your child safe from baby bottle tooth decay:

Tips for Treating Teething

June 6, 2017

Although children are often born with all of their teeth, they often do not start to become visible until around 6 months of age. As the teeth begin to break through the gums, pain and discomfort can occur in a process known as teething. Listed below are some common tips for treating teething:

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