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Baby Blog on Dental Health Care
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, Avoiding Baby Dental Decay Tip Five.

Feb. 17th 2018

Juice can be healthy for growing kids but it can also damage baby teeth. The sugars found naturally in whole fruit and vegetables do not normally cause tooth decay.

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Baby Dental, Buying Dental Insurance that Includes Benefits for Pediatric Dentist.

Feb. 13th 2018

Most dental insurance plans do provide dental benefits for pediatric dentist. However benefits received for pediatric dental care may be limited. Such as with many dental HMO plans the schedule cost is for the general dentist within the plan network. For their net work specialist (such as pediatric dentist) they provide around a 20 to 30 percent savings.

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Baby Dental, Avoiding Baby Tooth Decay Tip Number Four

Feb. 11th 2018

Normally by the time your baby is one year old you can start brushing baby’s teeth twice a day. Generally after breakfast and before bed time.  Many dental experts will recommend toothpaste that is fluoride free, however discuss your options with your dentist and or pediatrician.

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Baby Dental, Child Toothbrush Maintenance

Feb. 9th 2018

Question: How often should you change out a child tooth brush? 

I only change my own tooth brush about every eight to nine months. Sooner if the bristles start looking bad.  Should you change out a kids toothbrush more?  If so when is a good time frame to get them a new one?  I was thinking it should be about the same as what I am doing now for myself.  However someone said I need to do it more often then that.

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Baby Dental, Avoiding Baby Dental Tooth Decay Tip Three

Feb. 7th 2018

In order for your baby to maintain healthy teeth and gums it is important to make and keep your baby’s well doctor appointments. That way your pediatrician can check baby’s mouth. If your child is at high risk for tooth decay, the pediatrician will be able refer you to a pediatric dentist.

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Baby Dental, Tip number one Avoid Baby Tooth Decay.

Feb. 3rd 2018

Even though tooth decay is the number one dental issue in young children, dental decay is also preventable. Good oral hygiene start from birth. Yes that is right. You need to take care of baby gums even before teething starts. After feeding or nursing make sure to wipe baby’s gums with a soft clean damp wash cloth. This serves two purposes. First it will help get baby use to oral care and the second is it help to remove any excess formula / milk in their mouth.

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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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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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