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Baby Dental – Children who have Asthma

Mar. 5th 2021

Children who have Asthma may have a high risk of having more Cavities. According to a Brazilian study with included 160 Children ages 3 – 15, children with asthma had higher levels of S. mutans. Those with a longer history of asthma tended to have higher levels of these bacteria. The study did not find that levels of S. mutans were linked with asthma drugs or other treatments. Researchers also did not find a link between higher levels of S. mutans and more tooth decay

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Baby Dental – Gum Disease is an Emerging Health Concern.

Feb. 26th 2021

Two more small studies have strengthens the evidence that links periodontal disease with other health conditions. One Study focused on atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). The researchers took samples of diseased arteries from 53 people. They also took samples of healthy arteries from 21 other people. They tested the arteries for bacteria that cause periodontal disease. The study found that 53% of the diseased arteries had periodontal bacteria in them and only 24% of the healthy ones did. The other study focused on people with type 2 diabetes which included 60 people.

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Baby Dental – Dry Mouth

Feb. 20th 2021

Dry mouths is more common in those over the age of 50. Long term study done suggest that Dry mouth is common in those over the age of fifty particularly in older women. In the Swedish study, started in 1992 researchers sent questionnaires to every 50-year-old in 2 Swedish counties. Fifteen years later, they sent the same questions to every 65-year-old in those counties. They also sent them to a sample of 75-year-olds.

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Baby Dental – White Spots on Baby’s Teeth

Dec. 2nd 2020

My son teeth are starting to cut though. He has about five of them now. As I was cleaning them I notice that on two of this teeth he has white spots. It is hard to see it at first since his teeth are white. However if you look close enough with the light on you can see where part of the tooth is whiter then other parts of the same tooth.

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Baby Dental – Preventing Dry Socket

Nov. 20th 2020

Dry Socket can happen after having a tooth extraction, if the blood clot fails to form or becomes dislodged the bone and nerves in the socket become exposed. Dry socket is delayed healing and can be very painful. Here are some Tips to prevent dry socket.

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Baby Dental – Dental Pulp

Nov. 16th 2020

Dental Pulp: The pulp is the center of the tooth. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue.

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Baby Dental Insurance Healthcare – Baby Teeth Oral Health Care

Nov. 13th 2020

My son has stinky baby breath. It not terrible but I just wondering why. I take really good care of the few teeth he as since he is newly teething still. Is there something more I should be doing besides using a dental wipe after each feeding. Or is that just part of teething?

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Baby Dental Insurance Healthcare – Sleep with a Baby Bottle

Nov. 9th 2020

My son will not fall asleep at night or during his naps with out having a baby bottle. I have tried using a pacifier but they do not work. He wants to fall asleep feeding. I tried to feed him before putting him down but he screams if I do not give him back the bottle. How do I ween him off of the bottle?

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Baby Dental – Covid-19 and Dental Care

Aug. 26th 2020

Dentists push back after new warning from WHO to delay routine dental checkups in areas where COVID is spreading

The latest in CDA and ADA’s response to the Aug. 3 guidance from the World Health Organization advising that routine non-essential oral health care be delayed.

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Baby Dental – Limiting Age of Coverage

Dec. 6th 2019

Many dental insurance plans will have a limiting age of coverage clause.  This is the age at which a dependent covered by a dental insurance plan i s no longer eligible to received the plans benefits.  However, mots dental insurance plans offer and extension of benefits beyond the limiting age of coverage to students and handicapped dependents.  Therefore, make sure to read the plan terms and conditions if you have an older dependent live in the household.

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