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Your Guide To Baby Dental Care

March 29th, 2016 | By: Tarra Elliott
From when to start brushing, to fluoride and dental visits. Here's your guide to all your infant's dental needs.
Your Guide To Baby Dental Care

Most babies get their first tooth around six months and their last primary molars before they turn three. Your child will keep these "baby" teeth until age 10 or 12, so it's important to take good care of them! Here's how to keep your baby's smile bright and healthy:

Why Baby Teeth Matter

November 17th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Healthy baby teeth set your child up for a lifetime of excellent oral health
Why Baby Teeth Matter

You shouldn’t overlook the importance of your child’s baby teeth just because she’ll eventually get a new set. “Baby teeth are crucial space maintainers that ensure adult teeth will grow in properly,” says Dr. Tarra Elliot. They also help your child speak clearly, eat well and help with the growth of the jawbone and surrounding muscles. Here’s how to take care of your child’s teeth, setting her up for a lifetime of good oral health.

Should you Get an Amber Teething Necklace for your Baby?

October 14th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Miracle Jewelry or Passing Fad? How to tell if amber teething necklaces live up to their hype.
Should you Get an Amber Teething Necklace for your Baby?

Amber teething necklaces are deemed as the new cure all for teething pain. Do they really live up to their hype or is it just a fad?

Treatments for Teething Symptoms

October 6th, 2015 | By: Dr. Jeremy Friedman
Find out if your baby is suffering from teething, and how to put her teething symptoms at ease.
Treatments for Teething Symptoms

Teething has been blamed for a myriad of symptoms including drooling, diarrhea, facial rashes, fever, congestion, sleep problems, and irritability. However teething is not necessarily the culprit behind all or any of these problems.

When do Babies get Teeth?

January 8th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Everything you need to know about teething
When do Babies get Teeth?

Your baby wants to put everything in her mouth – so she must be teething. Not necessarily, says Dr. Alan Greene, author of Raising Baby Green. Here’s how to tell if a visit from the tooth fairy is imminent, or if something else is to blame:

Make Toothbrushing Fun

February 9th, 2013 | By: Karen Byker
Even the most resistant early brushers can be won over – here's how.
Make Toothbrushing Fun

Babies should start brushing their teeth as soon as they show through. Now imagine you're a baby and are experienceing toothbrushing for the first time. It can be intimidating to have anyone – even a parent – stick a foreign object in your mouth and move it around. If your baby is resistant to toothbrushing, don't worry. There are countless ways you can make toothbrushing fun for your child. Here's How:

Babies who Bite

August 26th, 2010 | By: Sydney Loney
Why kids bite and what you can do to get them to stop.
Babies who Bite

Biting is normal in young kids and doesn’t mean your child will grow up to have behavioral problems, says Jennifer Kolari, author of Connected Parenting. Here’s what to do if your baby is a biter.