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Babies and Toddlers Dental Health

Provides dental health information about babies and toddlers.
What is a Pediatric Dentist?
Explains what a pediatric dentist is as well as what a pediatric dentist does.
What is a Cavity?
Describes what a cavity is and how you can prevent cavities
What is the Difference Between a Silver and White Filling?
Describes the differences between amalgam (silver) and composite (white) fillings.
Are Silver Fillings Safe?
Describes what silver fillings are made out of and whether or not they are safe.
When do Children get their Permanent Teeth?
This chart will show you which permanent teeth your children should be getting at specific ages.
What Causes Decay?
Explains what dental decay is and what causes it.
What is Decay?
Describes what tooth decay is and how you can prevent tooth decay.
Nutrition and Healthy Teeth
Explains how proper nutrition and good oral health are linked as well as providing healthy tips for oral hygiene.
Healthy and Delicious Dental Craft Snack
This is a great and healthy dental snack craft for kids of all ages to make and eat in honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, or all year long.
Children's Dental Health - Breaking Bad habits
Learn about and break bad dental habits in children at a young toddler age to encourage good oral health. Examples of bad habits include thumb sucking, going to bed with a bottle and not rinsing thoroughly while brushing.
What is Fluoride?
Learn what fluoride is and how it can help to prevent cavities.
How Often Should I Get a Dental Check Up?
Learn how often to get a dental check up for adults, children and patients with special conditions.
When Should I Take My Child to the Dentist for the Fisrt Time?
Find out when you should take your child to the dentist for the first time.
Photo Gallery of a Child's Dentist Appointment
Many children are terrified of the dentist, but going to the dentist doesn't have to be scary if you know what to expect. These photos will show you and your children exactly what to expect when they visit the dentist for their 6 month check up.
How Often Should I Floss My Teeth?
Learn how often and why it is important that you floss your teeth.
How to use a Dental Flosser
This step by step guide with pictures will show you the proper way to floss your teeth using a dental flosser.
Review of the Reach Access Daily Flosser
Dental product review of the Reach Access Daily Flosser and what makes it different from regular dental floss.
Teething - Complete Information About Teething
Find out when babies start to teeth, what the signs are, which teeth usually come first and how you can comfort your baby during the teething process.
Thumbsucking - Breaking the Habit
Information about why babies and children suck their thumb and useful advice on how to break this habit.
Tips for Choosing the Right Dental Products
Tips for choosing a toothbrush, dental floss and toothpaste and mouthwash.
Teething Symptoms
ADAM Encyclopedia provides teething symptoms.
Teething Basics
Our guide to Pediatrics, Vincent Iannelli, M.D., offers complete information about teething, such as symptoms, what to expect and what you can do to help ease the discomfort.
Is Your Baby Teething?
Could your baby be teething? Our Guide to Pediatrics, Vincent Iannelli, M.D., offers insight about what signs to look for if you think your baby might be teething.
How Often Should I Brush My Teeth?
Learn how often you should brush your teeth to maintain good oral hygiene.
When Will my Baby get Teeth?
Find out when your baby should be getting his teeth.
Complete Information About Food Pyramids
Shereen Jegtvig, our Guide to Nutrition, provides complete information about food pyramids.
Video - Building Better Toothbrushing Habits for your Kids
This is a great video about toothbrushing habits for children.
When Should my Baby get his First Tooth?
Vincent Iannelli, M.D., our guide to Pediatrics, explains when when your baby will begin to get teeth and start teething.
How Often Should I Change My Toothbrush?
Provides a detailed answer on how often and why it's important to change your toothbrush.
What is Plaque?
Maintain good dental health by learning what plaque is and how to prevent it.
How to Brush Children’s Teeth
Brushing children’s teeth at least twice a day is very important because it establishes good oral hygiene at an early age as well as helping to prevent cavities. This easy step by step method will have your child on the right track to a good oral health regime in no time.
Raisins - Health Food or Junk Food?
Are raisins good for your teeth or can they contribute to cavities? I've always thought of raisins as being healthy, but are they? Vincent Iannelli, M.D., offers some interesting insight about this.
Fluoridated Water - Questions and Answers
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about fluoridated water.
Tot Toothbrushes Promote Good Brushing Habits
Find out how toddler toothbrushes can promote good oral hygiene.
Study: Cavities Increasing in Baby Teeth
The largest government study in twenty five years, regarding dental health in America, has reported that tooth decay is on the rise in young children's baby teeth.
Infants, Formula and Fluoride
The American Dental Association provides guidelines about ways to reduce fluoride intake from infant formula.
Frequently Asked Questions About Fluoride
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry provides answers to frequently asked questions about fluoride as well as the safety of fluoride.
Thumbsucking and Permanent Teeth
The American Dental Association provides useful information about thumbsucking and how this habit can affect your child's teeth.
Children's Nutrition and Tooth Decay
Find out what types of food can cause tooth decay and it's not just candy!
Children's Dentistry FAQ's
Dr. Keith Coe, a pediatric dentist in Texas, provides very informative answers to frequently asked questions about children's dentistry.
Find a Pediatric Dentist in The United States
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry provides a service to find a pediatric dentist in the United States.
Find a Pediatric Dentist in the United Kingdom
The British Dental Association provides information to find a pediatric dentist in the United Kingdom.
Find a Pediatric Dentist by Country
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry provides easy access to find a pediatric dentist in just about any country.
Find a Pediatric Dentist in Canada
The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry provides information to find a pediatric dentist in Canada.
Dental Products for Home Use
The American Dental Association offers some excellent tips on modifying a manual toothbrush handle for easier use.
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