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Gum Health for Infants and Toddlers

Your child’s gums may be a little sensitive from time to time, but if you notice their gums bleed regularly and often look red or inflamed that is an important sign. Your child’s mouth should have pinkish-coloured gum tissue with no other colouration present in order for your kid’s dental health to stay strong.

Everyone knows that our teeth play a big role in how we eat, speak and smile. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the maintenance of them since tooth brushing is not always on the mind throughout the day.

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My Child Has Bleeding Gums – 4 [Common] Causes

Bleeding gums can make a parent nervous to no end. A child with blood in his mouth after brushing will get mom’s attention. Mom’s instinct as a parent would be to call a pediatric dentist. There are several reasons for bleeding gums in kids. If you are a mom, the thought ‘my child has bleeding gums,’ will concern you. To help avoid the dentist, here are four common causes of gum irritation in children.

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6 Types of Orthodontic Emergency (FACTS)

6 types of orthodontic emergency. Orthodontics is the scientific method of straightening teeth for either function or aesthetic purposes. However, braces are commonly used as the tool to do so in this practice. For patients who are undergoing a braces procedure, there is a multitude of components that will be placed in their mouth, which include a number of rubber and metal pieces.

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10 Tips For Orthodontic Device (Care)

When your daughter begins to wear braces, she is probably excited about straightening her teeth so that she will have a beautiful smile. However, it is important for an orthodontic patient to maintain her wires and brackets in the correct way to avoid problems in the future. An orthodontist will provide a written list of directions for caring for orthodontic devices, and a patient is often also able to watch an informative video to understand how to avoid dislodging a bracket or breaking a wire. Here is a list of ways for patients to care for their orthodontic devices.

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