What are the 6 Myths About Baby Teeth?

Thanks to advances in technology, new parents now have access to relevant information that will help them take care of their baby and ensure the little one’s good health. However, this easy access to information comes with a price: it can also be confusing to sift through all the advice, recommendations and “expert” tips you…

Why X-Rays are Necessary for Protecting Your Child’s Dental Health

It’s only natural for careful parents to want to know everything about procedures that health professionals recommend to their children. They wish to understand the necessity of these things in order to protect their children’s wellbeing. An X-ray is actually a valuable diagnostic tool. Some parents tend to find their children too young for X-rays…

Early Childhood Oral Care

It’s always smart to start good habits early and this principle applies to your child’s oral care. Even before your child cuts his first teeth, you can already launch into simple oral hygiene for him. With a soft gauze or washcloth, clean his gums to get rid of milk residue. Doing this way before teeth…

Dentists Explain the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

Every time your child shows resistance to brushing his teeth, you tell him that his teeth can get messed up due to the accumulation of plaque. Many parents use the terms plaque and tartar interchangeably, thinking that both refer to one and the same thing. But as dentists explain the difference between plaque and tartar,…

Why Baby Teeth Are Important

At the earliest possible time, parents should teach their children good oral hygiene habits. One reason behind this is that forming these habits early in life enables children to perform these automatically when they get older. Another reason why children should learn good oral hygiene habits while still very young is to protect their baby…

What Parents Should Know About Permanent Tooth Eruption

The arrival of your child’s first permanent tooth is certainly cause for excitement. It’s a sign that your child is growing up. But after the fun and excitement of getting his first few permanent teeth, parents like you can do a few things that will ensure your child preserves their permanent teeth for a long…

Oral Health Care for Your Toddler

Tips for Keeping Your Toddlers’ Baby Teeth Clean and Cavity Free It’s such a milestone when babies cut their first few teeth. Some parents even get emotional because teeth are the indication that, indeed, the little ones are slowly making a shift from being babies to toddlers. It’s like, in no time, they’ll be off…

Baby Teeth Growth Chart

What Your Baby Teeth Growth Chart Reveals Your baby’s toothless smile is priceless. But you also can’t wait for the time when her first tooth will start to shyly peek out. When exactly will your baby grow that first tooth? When will the other teeth erupt, and when will baby teeth start to fall out…

Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?

It’s “just” baby teeth. Let the child lose them; they’re there to fall out eventually anyway. Baby teeth are not important… or are they? When people encounter problems with their permanent teeth, the natural course of action is to try all sorts of solutions as recommended by their dentist to save the tooth – tooth…