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Baby Dental, Avoiding Baby Dental Tooth Decay Tip Seven

Feb. 23rd 2018

Tip number seven is very important in order to avoid BBTD (Baby Bottle Tooth Decay) If your child likes to go to sleep or nap with a baby bottle or sippy cup make sure to only fill it with water. Any other type of liquid can start to cause tooth decay.  If your child is thirsty before bed time offer water. If you do provide any other drink such as milk or juice make sure to brush their teeth before they go to bed.

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Baby Dental, Talk to Your Dentist

Jan. 31st 2018

Discuss your dental concerns with your dentist. When going to your regular dental check ups, one way to help your dentist uncover any potential issues with your dental health is to discuss any concerns you may have or problems you have experienced since your last dental visit. Your symptoms alone will be able to help the dentist tremendously in diagnosing a dental condition. There is no concern too small to discuss with your dentist, and talking to your dentist is important in order to maintain good oral health care.

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How to Floss Your Teeth Correctly.

Jan. 29th 2018

Many parents know that flossing is an important part of having good dental habits. Therefore it is equally important to know how to floss correctly. Here are the steps of flossing.

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Baby Dental, What is Dental Fluorosis

Jan. 27th 2018

Dental Fluorosis is an extremely common disorder, characterized by hypomineralization of tooth enamel caused by ingestion of excessive fluoride during enamel formation. Fluorosis appears as a range of visual changes in enamel causing degrees of intrinsic tooth discoloration, and, in some cases, physical damage to the teeth.

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Baby Dental, Sinus Health and Dental Health

Jan. 25th 2018

How sinus infection effect your dental health.

If you ever suffer from a sinus infection the you may have also suffer from dental pain. Sinus infection tooth pain happens when the fluid that builds up in the sinus cavities during a sinus infection put direct pressure on your upper teeth which are close to the maxillary sinuses. One of the possible side effects from a sinus infection is increase risk of tooth decay.

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Baby Dental, Gingivitis and Pregnancy

Jan. 23rd 2018

Question: Gingivitis/Gum Disease Can It Be Harmful to Unborn Babies? If you have gingivitis and or gum disease while pregnant can that be harmful to your baby?  I heard that it could be but I am not sure why.   My husband and I have been thinking about starting a family soon.  However I am getting treated for gingivitis.  How big of a worry is gingivitis while pregnant?

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Baby Dental, Do not Delay in Treating a Dental Abscess.

Jan. 21st 2018

If you think you may have a dental abscess it is very important not to delay dental treatment. Make sure to see a dental professional as quickly as possible. If dental abscess are treated promptly you may be able to avoid having the infected tooth removed. If you have to wait a day or two before seeing a dentist then make sure to maintain proper oral hygiene. Continue to brush and floss even it it hurts a little to do so. Do not be trick into thinking you do not have to see a dentist. There are times when pain associated with a dental abscess ma;y go away if the tooth root has died. However that does not mean that the infection is gone and you do not need to see a dentist. In fact the infection from a dental abscess can still spread throughout your body.

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Baby Dental, The Signs and Symptoms of a Dental Abscess

Jan. 19th 2018

A dental abscess is a serious infection in the tooth’s pulp. This type of infection needs to be taken very seriously and be treated ASAP, because if left untreated the infection could spread to other parts of your body. Therefore it is also important to know the symptoms of a dental abscess. Gum symptoms include, redness, pain, swelling, open sores and presence of a small bump (gumboil) near the infected tooth on either the inside or outside of the gums.

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Baby Dental, Spotting Dental Cavities

Jan. 17th 2018

How can you tell if your baby has cavities

Question: My daughter’s teeth are just now starting to really come in.  I been brushing them twice a day with warm water and a baby tooth brush.   However how do you know if your baby get a cavity.  What does a cavity look like?  Where do they start?  I would like to know so that I know what I am looking for when I brush her teeth.

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Baby Dental, 3.5 month old son is getting a tooth

Jan. 11th 2018

Teething so Soon

Question: I just notice that my son is already getting a tooth in.  He seems find and is not fussing to much because of it.  However, it is the eye tooth  that is coming in first.  I thought it is weird he is teething already,  but for that tooth to come in first seems odd to me too.  Anyone else baby teeth at such a young age?

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