Pediatric Oral Habits Does your child suck his thumb or bite his nails ?: We will tell you when to worry and what to do. it bad for my child to suck his thumb? Finger sucking is a natural and reflex habit in many babies during the first months of life (even inside the tummy!). […]
Tooth brushing When Can Kids Start Brushing Their Teeth? The answer is: NOW! We recommend that it occurs before the eruption of baby teeth; You can begin by massaging their gums with gauze or a clean cloth dipped in water. As soon as your baby’s teeth have erupted, cleaning them with toothpaste is mandatory. What […]
Early Childhood Caries According to the American Dental Association, Baby Bottle Tooth Decay occurs when an infant or toddler experiences bacterial buildup around their baby teeth. Also known as “bottle mouth” or “bottle rot,” this condition usually affects the upper teeth in the front of the mouth. When left untreated, this condition can cause cavities […]
First Visit When Should Baby Visit the Dentist for the First Time? According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the first dental visit should be by age one or within six months of the eruption of the first tooth.