Have you ever experienced something foreign in your mouth while chewing or brushing? Or has it ever happened that you felt traumatic pain in your tooth and you realized that something is missing?
It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s dental health. The foundation of proper pediatric dental care begins well before your child loses his or her first tooth. As a parent, it’s important to understand the elements of proper dental care at every stage of your child’s development. Even though baby teeth aren’t meant to last, they deserve to be treated with the same level of care as permanent teeth. Healthy baby teeth are extremely important to your child’s oral health later in life.
If you are scheduled for dental surgery, there are a few things you can do to prepare. Other than arriving early for your procedure to take care of the paperwork and ask any questions you need to, we’ve devised a list of tips to help you get ready.
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Whether you brush as much as you should or not, you still want to pass along good dental hygiene habits to your kids. After all, a clean, healthy smile can help boost their confidence, help prevent other diseases, and even help them land that great job in the future. How do you take something you do regularly and break it down so your kids can understand it, though? Here are a few of the most important things to teach your kids about brushing their teeth.
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When you have children, there are all kinds of expenses to keep in mind. One of the biggest is their oral health. Even before their teeth come in, you should be thinking about them getting braces. Here are four reasons children as young as seven should visit the orthodontist.
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Fear of the dentist is a very common form of anxiety for children to have. Fear of the dentist may keep some children from getting the dental care they need. If your child gets anxious at the dentist, there are several things you can do to help keep them calm during their visit.
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Taking care of the teeth is an important aspect of life that you have to start your kids on early. The following are five bad dental habits that your kids may be involved in, and you need to stop them from indulging in them right now.
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