Relieving Pain and Discomfort Related to Baby Teething

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As anyone who has been a parent before can tell you, one of the first mouth-related events in a baby or infant’s life is teething. Babies are born with their teeth all below the gumline, and somewhere between six and 12 months into their lives, some of these teeth will begin erupting into the visible… Read more »

Preventing and Identifying Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

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When it comes to childhood conditions that proper care and attention from parents can almost entirely prevent, tooth decay is at or near the top of the list. Often present in the form of cavities for children, tooth decay is extremely common in younger age ranges – but can also be limited or entirely prevented… Read more »

Risks of Gingivitis and Periodontitis in Teens and Children

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Among those who have heard of gingivitis and related conditions known as periodontitis (the former is technically a form of the latter), there’s a tendency to associate these conditions with only adults. And while it’s true that these risks can be larger for adults than for children, research has proven time and again that younger… Read more »

Important Baby Teeth Timing Details for Parents

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There are many areas new parents tend to worry about with their infants, and the growth of baby teeth is a good example. Baby teeth grow in at different precise times for different children, and some parents who have had previous children or spoken to other parents may be concerned if their child’s timing differs… Read more »

Signs, Symptoms and Options for Child Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

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While most parents rightfully focus many of their efforts in the realm of child dental care on preventing cavities and tooth decay, these two issues aren’t the only possible concerns facing younger mouths. In fact, there’s one oral health risk that may even be more prevalent than either of these in some children: Bruxism, or… Read more »

Risks of Coffee Shop Beverages for Child Oral Health

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For millions of Americans, a trip to the nearest coffee shop is a daily occurrence. Those with kids will often bring them along, and may even begin introducing them to certain drinks available, including non-caffeinated options for children that are a bit too high-energy. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, part of our preventive dentistry services… Read more »

Ancient Egyptians and the History of Dentistry

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At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, our team of children’s dentists is dedicated to the craft and practice of complete oral care for your children. From X-rays and other forms of preventive dentistry to interceptive orthodontics and all other needs your kids might have when it comes to a healthy mouth, we’re here to help. As… Read more »

Suggestions for Fast Food and Oral Health

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As a parent of young children, you’re constantly balancing time crunches with your desire to keep them healthy. This is particularly true within the oral care world – all parents want their children to have healthy teeth and gums, but there are situations where time might be limited and these areas might conflict. At Children’s… Read more »

Learning All About Saliva

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Saliva may not seem like the cleanest of subjects and you may think of it as anything but an annoyance, but the saliva found in your spit is a vital part of your oral health – and plays a big role in the quality of your teeth and gums. At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, our… Read more »

Proper Toothbrush Storage

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At Children’s Crossing Pediatric Dentistry, preventive dentistry is a big part of our program for your children’s oral health. This general field involves taking the right early steps to detect and prevent oral issues early in life, which generally leads to far better oral health later on down the line. A pediatric dentist can only… Read more »