Month: February 2022

What to do if you child has crooked teeth

How to Fix Your Kid’s Crooked Teeth

Are your child’s permanent teeth coming in crooked? It’s perfectly natural for you to be a little concerned about the way your child’s permanent teeth are growing, particularly if they’re coming in crooked. You know the importance of a healthy, beautiful smile, and you’d love your child to enjoy all its benefits. What parent wouldn’t?…
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Thumbsucking - when it's ok and when it's not

Does Thumbsucking Affect Your Child’s Teeth?

What Every Parent Should Know About Thumbsucking It’s helpful for parents to remember that toddler thumbsucking is perfectly normal. Children pick up this habit while in the womb as a means of providing comfort and security. Part of the reason for this is that the sucking motion is a natural reflex in newborns that helps…
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Symptoms of TMJ

5 Symptoms of TMJ in Kids You Shouldn’t Ignore

Symptoms of TMJ in Children and Treatment Options As a parent, it can be difficult to watch your child go through pain, whether it’s a boo-boo from a tumble during play or an emotional response from forgetting their favorite lovey at a friend’s house. You may have built up a couple of go-to fixes for…
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Find relief from mouth sores

Get Instant Relief for Mouth Sores with These Home Remedies

What to Do When Your Child Has Mouth Sores Mouth sores in kids have many causes, including  minor injuries from biting the lip, cheek, or tongue; vigorous toothbrushing or the use of a hard-bristled toothbrush; irritation from orthodontic devices like braces; picky eating or a vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency; intolerance to gluten; genetics; or…
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