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How do Dentists Handle? (a Squirmy Toddler)

Visiting the dentist is not just scary for squirmy toddlers or kids – it is often quite scary for adults too! In fact, more than one-third of people nationwide report feeling fearful of going to the dentist. But you don’t want your toddler growing up feeling fearful of the dentist’s chair! The best way to make sure this never happens is to take your toddler to the right pediatric dentist who knows just how to handle squirmy/fidgety toddlers and ease their fears.

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What Age Do Baby Teeth Fall Out? (Updated)

When your child loses their first tooth, it is almost like a rite of passage to be visited by the tooth fairy and be gifted for the pain and trouble the little tooth caused. After all, these kinds of sweet moments in your child’s life have them cherish their childhood forever. However, you may wonder what time the tooth fairy has to come out and around what age baby teeth normally fall out?

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A [Complete] History of the Tooth Fairy

There comes a point in time when your child asks you the inevitable question; “Is Santa Clause real?” you are never really prepared with a proper answer. No sooner have you cooked up one than when they hit you with a follow-up question; “And is the Tooth Fairy real?” Again, you will most likely go with what your gut tells you. After all, no one wants to disappoint their child. But what if she was real? Let us delve a bit into history and find out.

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How Can Oral-Probiotics Ensure Teeth Health?

Oral-probiotics and your teeth. When unhealthy bacteria build up in your mouth, you’ll be at a greater risk of developing cavities, gum disease, and other harmful health conditions. An effective method of counteracting this unhealthy bacteria is by consuming healthy bacteria, which are known as probiotics. While typically used to improve a person’s digestive health, probiotics can also bolster your oral health in many different ways.

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What Can I Do [If My Child Is Missing a Permanent Tooth?]

If your child has started to lose their baby teeth, you should begin to see the eruption of their permanent teeth. This is usually a joyous occasion. But, it’s possible that one or more of their permanent teeth won’t come in like they’re supposed to. Which can make for a stressful situation. There’s also the possibility that a permanent tooth could fall out because of an accident or injury. In any case, it’s important to know what to do if your child is missing one or more permanent teeth.

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The Superhero Guide to [Beating Sensitive Teeth]

As parents, it is only natural to be concerned with our children’s health and wellbeing. Of course, their oral health is no exception. Similar to adults, children are susceptible to cavities, decay, gum disease, and other dental problems that can cause their teeth to become sensitive. Also like adults, tooth sensitivity can make routine tasks like eating and drinking exceedingly painful for young children.

 

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Your Home is a Child Tooth Injury Nightmare (7 FACTS)

Over 50 percent of children sustain some type of injury to the tooth in their lifetime. These injuries are more common among boys 2-4 years of age, and boys and girls between the ages of two and three. Injuries more are common among these age groups because this is the age when motor coordination is developing. In addition, children in this age group are more active and involve themselves in rough play. Falls, fights and sports injuries are the most common causes of tooth injuries in children at home.

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Anxious About Your Preteen’s Teeth (Falling Out?)

Keeping your preteen’s mouth healthy is one of your most important jobs as a parent. Oral health affects almost every other aspect of your child’s health, so keeping their teeth and mouth clean can help keep the rest of their body up to snuff by limiting exposure to dangerous bacteria and infections that can arise from cavities and other situations resulting from improper oral care.

 

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What Helps {Children} Remain cavity-free?

A cavity? Let’s face it, there is nothing more joyous than a toothless grin from a child. Many children bear such smiles with silver crowns, an indicator of protective covering or filling to maintain the tooth’s form after decay. For children, baby teeth are thinner than those with adult or permanent teeth, so prevention is important.

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All The Facts on Teething (EPIC LIST)

The appearance of a baby’s first few teeth are momentous occasions for parents, but the pain caused by erupting teeth usually makes babies very cranky. Cutting and growing milk teeth is not a pleasant experience, and babies express their pain and discomfort by becoming more irritable. Babies may manifest a lot of symptoms while they’re cutting and growing teeth, but they’re not always due to the process of new teeth coming through.

Your tiny bundle of joy may develop many viral illnesses during their first year of life, so symptoms of these ailments may coincide with those caused by new teeth. Your new arrival is a source of joy and excitement, so parents do their best to make things better when the baby’s not feeling well. There are many ways to help babies feel more comfortable and ease their pain, but be prepared for lots of fussiness and sleepless nights in the interim.

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