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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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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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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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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 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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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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4 Awesome Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay [in Children]

Research shows that tooth decay affects children more than chronic diseases or infections. If a cavity is left untreated, it causes problems speaking, eating and learning for kids. Studies also indicate that almost 20% of cavities are left untreated. The best part is that caregivers can apply useful tips to protect their children’ teeth and assist them in developing healthy oral habits that will last a lifetime. These four tips will help parents and caregivers help their kids enter into adulthood without suffering from a single cavity.

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My Child Has Bleeding Gums – 4 [Common] Causes

UPDATED – 24-10-17

Bleeding gums can make a parent nervous to no end. Imagine your child coming to you with blood oozing from his mouth after a brushing session before bed. Your first instinct as a parent would probably be to call your pediatric dentist after rushing your little one to the emergency room. There are several reasons for bleeding gums in kids. Here are four common causes of gum irritation in children.

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Is Tooth-Whitening Recommended [For Children & Teens]?

Whether to improve self-esteem or just adjust their looks, children and teens may want to get a whiter smile. Though a tooth-whitening session may be what your child seeks, the procedure isn’t as simple for younger patients. Is it safe for them to go down this route?

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