Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Tooth Decay In Children

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The most effective ways to help your child avoid cavities is to instill good brushing and flossing habits. Young children can have a hard time properly brushing their teeth, particularly the back molars, putting them at a higher risk for cavities. Even older children that know how to brush their teeth well can get tooth …

Importance Of Parents Helping With Their Child’s Dental Hygiene

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As a parent, you can play a vital role in helping your child develop good habits for dental hygiene that will follow them into adulthood. Good oral health can impact the overall health of any person, making it extremely important to help children establish a good foundation in maintaining their dental hygiene. Why A Child’s …

How To Handle Emergency Dental Care For Your Child

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Sometimes, it is just impossible to avoid a dental injury in children. They often fall or get hit in the face and you never know when a simple accident will become a dental emergency. Dental injuries, including broken, cracked or even knocked out teeth are more common than you may think, however they will likely …

4 Common Reasons for Bleeding Gums In Children

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Bleeding gums in children is something that should quickly get treated; neglecting it can cause the condition to deteriorate, eventually resulting in a far worse condition. Bleeding gums can be the result of different reasons some very serious requiring immediate treatment, while others could be avoided by better educating children as to why bleeding gums …

5 Signs Your Baby Is Teething (And Needs To See A Dentist Soon)

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Teething can be difficult, for both you and your baby. For many parents, waiting for their sweet little one to cut a tooth is filled with sleepless nights and tears. In addition to the attempts to manage any teething symptoms, parents might also find themselves worrying if the symptoms are normal, if something is wrong …

Evaluation And Management Of Dental Injuries In Children

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A dental injury in a child can be frightening, overwhelming and often leave parents wondering whether medical attention is necessary.  Untreated dental injuries can lead to the potential development of a tooth deformity along with other lingering physical effects. A dental or mouth injury can also negatively affect appearance causing the possibility of unfortunate teasing …

New AAP Guidelines: No Fruit Juice Before Age 1 to Improve Child Dental Care

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Although fruit juice was once recommended by pediatricians for healthy infants and children, new guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have recently been established that recommend severe restrictions for children of all ages. Recommendations for Infants The AAP recommends that infants consume only human milk or prepared formula from birth until 6 …