The Purpose of Baby Teeth

The Purpose of Baby Teeth

Deciduous teeth, or “baby teeth” are the very first set that occur. They actually develop during the embryonic stage before birth, but they typically do not emerge until infancy and eventually fall out. So why do we have baby teeth? Primary teeth serve as the...
Choose the Best Dental Care Products for Your Child

Choose the Best Dental Care Products for Your Child

As soon as your child’s baby teeth first emerge – right around the age of 6 months – they are at immediate risk for the development of tooth decay, cavities, and a multitude of other oral health complications. That’s the bad news. The good news is, these issues are...
Food for Healthy Teeth: What to Feed your Children

Food for Healthy Teeth: What to Feed your Children

Eating Healthy Foods Encourages the Growth of Strong Teeth in Kids Best foods for dental health: Fruits. Apples, bananas, strawberries and other easy to eat fruit are an ideal option for snacktimeGreen Leafy Vegetables are high in vitamins A, C, Kand folate, and...
How to Help Your Child Overcome Thumb Sucking

How to Help Your Child Overcome Thumb Sucking

While thumb sucking is a common occurrence among babies and toddlers, it can result in many complications – especially in terms of the child’s oral health. Among these include the development of an overbite, the onset of an open bite, skin complications, issues with...
How Long Does Teething Last?

How Long Does Teething Last?

Teething symptoms vary from one child to the next, though most begin around 6 months. Growing teeth happens in stages. This entire process lasts about a year and a half. Symptoms of a single tooth emerging can last up to a week. In most instances, the front bottom...