Kids Dentistry

Will kids develop dental problems due to pacifiers?

Will kids develop dental problems due to pacifiers?

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Pacifiers help infants to cope with distress and discomfort. The appliance increases sucking activity that helps toddlers to receive nourishment, aside from soothing and reducing pain for a breastfeeding infant. This is why these plastic or silicon devices meet a great demand. On the downside, extensive use of pacifiers affects the growth of the mouth … Continue reading Will kids develop dental problems due to pacifiers?

What is an Orthodontic pacifier?

What is an Orthodontic pacifier?

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Sucking reflex is one of the seven natural reflexes in newborns. This is why infants and babies suck their fingers (especially thumbs) and the objects they get. It is a common behavior that soothes babies and makes them feel secure and relaxed. Therefore, pacifiers are frequently used by parents to comfort their infants. However, pacifiers … Continue reading What is an Orthodontic pacifier?

7 Natural Remedies to reduce teething pain in babies

7 Natural Remedies to reduce teething pain in babies

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Do you know why babies put whatever they get on into their mouths? It is because their teeth are growing. Even though it is a sign of development, toddlers encounter pain and swelling in their gums when the teeth begin to break through the gums. Hence the infants bite something to ease their teething discomfort. … Continue reading 7 Natural Remedies to reduce teething pain in babies

What is meant by Tooth Mousse?

What is meant by Tooth Mousse?

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Tooth Mousse is a topical cream, containing important mineral compounds to strengthen & protect your teeth. This oral hygiene product is recommended for kids who are in the initial stage of adult teeth eruption, and orthodontic patients. This foamy cream will be the right choice for your children if they find it difficult to adopt … Continue reading What is meant by Tooth Mousse?

What every parent should know about tongue thrust and tongue thrust therapy?

What every parent should know about tongue thrust and tongue thrust therapy?

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Tongue Thrust is the most common orofacial myofunctional disorder. It is the practice of pushing the tongue forward too far for swallowing. This habit is common in kids as they stretch their tongues to consume milk and drinks while breastfeeding or bottle-feeding. Once the kids learn how to use their oral muscles properly, they break … Continue reading What every parent should know about tongue thrust and tongue thrust therapy?

How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

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A tongue crib is a custom-made orthodontic appliance that fits inside the mouth. It has a metal grate, two rings (also called bands) with which the tool is attached to the back molars. It is prescribed for kids who have the habit of tongue thrusting. What are the harmful consequences of tongue thrusting? Similar to … Continue reading How does a tongue crib appliance modify tongue behavior?

What is meant by Anodontia?

Anodontia – Causes, Types, Diagnosis & Treatments

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Teethings start in babies when they are 4 months old. Some babies have late tooth eruptions due to various reasons. It is also pretty normal. However, if you notice no teeth have erupted in your baby even after 13 months, you should concern it. Such missing teeth might happen due to a genetic condition known … Continue reading Anodontia – Causes, Types, Diagnosis & Treatments

5 tips to alleviate teething pain of your little champs

5 tips to alleviate teething pain of your little champs

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Teeth eruption is an important development stage of a baby. Do you know the teeth begin to develop before the birth of a baby? The developed teeth begin to erupt when the infant is aged 4 months. While teething, the baby cannot stay calm as it causes mild pain, soreness in the gums to babies. … Continue reading 5 tips to alleviate teething pain of your little champs

Why do a child's permanent teeth come in yellow?

Why do a child’s permanent teeth come in yellow?

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Permanent teeth eruption is not just a sign of your kid’s oral development. It is also a manifestation of growth in healthy children. The milk teeth that erupt in infanthood are pushed out by the permanent teeth. Usually, the adult teeth eruption begins when a kid turns 6 or 7 years old. It is a … Continue reading Why do a child’s permanent teeth come in yellow?

6 teeth-friendly & yummy snacks for your kids

6 teeth-friendly & yummy snacks for your little champs

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Kids always stick to tasty snacks between their meals whilst parents also feed the handy snacks available like biscuits. Sadly, most snacks available in the market do not hold the nutrients essential for a toddler’s body. In the meantime, those finger foods are overloaded with various flavoring constituents that will attack the kid’s milk teeth. … Continue reading 6 teeth-friendly & yummy snacks for your little champs

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