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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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Pediatric Anesthesia [Dr. Darryl Engel]

It is a parent or guardian’s responsibility to ensure that your child goes through various life experiences smoothly while undergoing the least pain possible. Taking a child to see a pediatric dentist or an orthodontist is often a parent’s worst nightmare. Some parents occasionally wishing they could avoid them altogether due to the pain involved. As a result, pediatric anesthesia has become a popular artificial way of making children insensitive to pain during a visit to the dentist.

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6 Ways to Help [Your Child] Understand the Dental Process

You know the importance of dental health and proper oral hygiene habits, but it is difficult to get your children to understand this, especially if they are timid. If you are like many parents, every time your child is faced with a new and unfamiliar situation, he or she refuses to cooperate and ends up in tears.

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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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Dentist, Endodontist or Orthodontist? {FACTS!}

A Dentist, Endodontist or an Orthodontist? Being a parent is a huge responsibility! There is so much to learn, and every aspect of your child’s health and development feels equally important. Of course, you went through it all as a baby yourself, but you sure don’t remember, it now!

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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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