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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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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. While this is usually a joyous occasion, 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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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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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 concerns affect 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)

So, teething. 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 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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11 Ways Your Child Can Alleviate Discomfort [with Braces]

For a child or teen, orthodontics is a sort of right of passage. Braces mean having straight teeth for life and avoiding jaw-related problems that come from poor alignment. No matter the perfect smile your kid will have in the future, though, sometimes the hardware can be downright uncomfortable. Here’s how to help your child alleviate pain.

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The Definitive Guide to Oral Health [7 EPIC FACTS]

Maintaining good oral health isn’t hard, but common laziness makes it so. This is especially important for children. Parents knowledge is crucial in fighting against bad habits and tooth problem. In this guide, we will discuss the many techniques and tools you and your children will need to maintain your oral health and prevent diseases and bacteria from taking over your mouth.

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My Child’s Permanent Teeth Aren’t Coming In (ANSWERS)

Why aren’t my child’s permanent teeth coming In? There are few events that embody childhood milestones more than that of losing a tooth. Young children eagerly, and often impatiently, wait for their chance to put a tooth under their pillow to receive a treat from their parents. These moments are just as special for parents as they mark their child’s journey towards becoming a big kid. A good dentist will know everything there is to know about this.

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