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5 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Teeth at Home

Parents typically provide oral hygiene care until the child is old enough to take personal responsibility for the daily dental health routine of brushing and flossing. A proper regimen of home preventive care is important from the day your child is born. Clean your infant's gums with a clean, damp cloth. Ask your dentist if [...]

5 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Teeth at Home2013-04-23T00:00:00+00:00

Children’s Teeth Q&A

Answers to some frequently-asked questions: Q: Why do we have two sets of teeth? A: A child needs teeth long before his or her jaw is big enough to accommodate the full set of adult teeth. Baby, or deciduous, teeth are “starters” in every sense of the word. Q: Why worry about cavities if baby [...]

Children’s Teeth Q&A2013-01-15T00:00:10+00:00

Take Care of Baby’s Pearlies

Tooth decay is declining everywhere except among preschoolers. Proper care of your child’s first teeth is important to ensure the health of permanent teeth in later years. You won’t see a newborn’s teeth, but enamel and dentin are already forming in the jaw. Teething is just months away. Use a clean dry wash cloth to [...]

Take Care of Baby’s Pearlies2012-09-18T00:00:49+00:00

Lend Baby Teeth a Hand

Here today...gone too soon. Don’t neglect baby teeth because the health of their replacements is right beneath the surface. Caring for your child’s baby teeth lays a foundation for a lifetime of oral health, so teach good dental hygiene habits while the child is very young. Before the first teeth begin to surface, rub baby’s [...]

Lend Baby Teeth a Hand2012-08-28T00:00:04+00:00