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Baby blog for individuals and families on dental care,
oral hygiene, and other related health issues for babies,
infants, toddlers, and children of all ages.

Baby Dental – Understanding Your Dental Insurance Plan

Sunday, Jan. 12th 2020 5:03 AM

When shopping out for dental insurance you should know the dental policies will very widely.  therefore it is important to read the each plan terms and conditions fully.  As and example: Some plans pay the reasonable and customary fee, while other plans pay a flat amount depending on the treatment.

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Baby Dental – Flossing Your Teeth

Monday, Jan. 6th 2020 6:43 AM

At what age should you start to floss?

Reply: Once your child’s teeth start to fit closely together, (usually between the ages of 2 – 6 ), you should start to get your children in the habit of flossing daily. As they develop dexterity, you can help them learn to floss. Children usually develop the ability to floss on their own around the age of 10.

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Baby Dental – Policy Limitations and Exclusions

Thursday, Jan. 2nd 2020 6:52 AM

it is important to know and understand that dental insurance plans typically do not cover every dental procedures.  Each insurance plan contains a list of terms and conditions that limit or exclude dental services from coverage. Limitations may be related to time or frequency such as the number of procedures permitted during a stated period.  For example, no more then two cleanings in twelve months or one cleaning every sim months which is a common limitation in many insurance plans. Exclusions are those dental services not covered by the dental insurance plan.

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Child Toothbrush Maintenance

Tuesday, Dec. 31st 2019 6:46 AM

How often should you change out a child tooth brush?

Reply: Many dental professionals recommend changing your toothbrush about every three months, and the American Dental Association advises to replace your toothbrush approximately every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles are frayed.

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Baby Dental – Dental X-Rays

Saturday, Dec. 28th 2019 6:40 AM

Bitewing radiographs (Dental X-Rays) are generally consider preventive dental care and under any dnetal insurance plans, bitewings radiographs are free to little cost.

When reviewing different types of dental insurance plans see what is consider preventive services and compare the cost.  You will want to have preventive dental care to be either free to little cost so that you are more likely to maintain your dental care needs and see a dentist as advised

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Baby Dental – Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Tuesday, Dec. 24th 2019 6:33 AM

Question: I am one and a half months pregnant with gum disease. I was just informed by my dentist that I have gingivitis/gum disease. So my gums are in bad shape, I was told that first I will need to start off with a deep cleaning. He would treat my gums with antibiotics after the deep cleaning session which I will need three treatments.

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Baby Dental – Dental Plans in California

Friday, Dec. 20th 2019 6:31 AM

In California, this our website provides many good low cost dental insurance which are available for children under our family dental insurance plans.  Dental HMO insurance plans provides dental services at a much more affordable cost, making it easier for many families to budget in there dental care cost needs.

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Baby Dental – How to Treat Oral Thrush In Babies

Wednesday, Dec. 18th 2019 6:19 AM

Often time oral thrush goes away on its own generally within a few days. Your provider may prescribe anti-fungal medicine to treat thrush. You paint this medicine on your baby’s mouth and tongue. Also if you have a yeast infection on your nipples, your provider may recommend an over-the-counter or prescription anti-fungal cream

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Baby Dental – Out of Pocket Cost

Sunday, Dec. 15th 2019 5:01 AM

It is important to understand with most dental insurance plans there will be some out of pocket cost.  out of Pocket costs is any amount the enrollee is responsible for paying, such as coinsurance or co-payments, deductibles, and costs above the annual maximum limitation

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Baby Dental – What is Dental Fluorosis

Tuesday, Dec. 10th 2019 6:42 AM

Question: What is dental fluorosis? Does it have to do with fluoride? I was told that it does and that fluoride is bad to use. Is that true?

Reply: You want to watch out how much fluoride your child is exposed to. Normally a child will get this while their teeth are still developing up to around six to seven years of age.

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