Teething is usually the symptoms that accompany while the child’s primary or milk teeth are on the way to make their entry into the oral cavity by piercing the gums. Though there is no fixed time but it can begin as early as 3 months or somewhere between 4 to 7 months of age. This whole pr..
“Prevalence of eruption cyst has not been thoroughly studied. Extensive review of literature revealed low prevalence of these cysts.”
Blue bubble on the gum, clinically referred to as “Eruption Cyst or eruption hematoma” is the swelling around the gums. This swelling..
Sometimes the permanent teeth erupt behind the primary teeth in children, before they are lost. Many parents become concerned if they see the permanent teeth coming behind the primary teeth in their child's mouth. With this child develops double rows of teeth. This condition is sometimes ref..
Teething is the process of eruption of milk teeth in infants. The first teeth to appear are mandibular central incisors at an age of 6-7 months of age. Though it doesn’t lead to any of the serious chronic problems but looking at the age of the child, teething can be very troublesome.
Normal eruption of teeth is of primary importance to dentists. Eruption is the process which causes the tooth to move from its original position in the bone to its final position in the mouth. It must be corresponding with the growth of the jaws. Though deviations from normal time of eruption ar..
Accidental trauma to baby teeth of infant or young child is the most distressing incidents to befall on a child in his early years. Many of these accidents which affect the baby teeth occur during the first 3 years of child as this is the age when the child learns to toddle and is relatively unc..
There are many parents who are petrified when they see a permanent tooth erupting behind the baby tooth. They wonder whether this is alright as permanent teeth only need to erupt once the baby teeth have fallen.
But, in reality it is quite okay for the permanent tooth to erupt before the mil..
What Are Bucked Teeth
Now the question arises what is bucked teeth. To understand bucked teeth we should know the position of the upper and the lower teeth in relation to each other. In normal conditions the upper teeth overlaps the lower teeth vertically as well as horizontally. The vertica..
Treatment Options of Nursing Bottle Caries
The type of treatment instituted depends on patients and parents motivation towards dental treatment, the extent of the decay and the age and cooperation of the child.
The initial treatment, including:
What Are Nursing Bottle Caries In Children
Good oral health is an integral component of good general health. Child’s teeth are at risk as soon as they erupt. Many children have inadequate oral health because of uncontrolled dental caries. As soon as the first tooth erupts i..
Baby bad breath is something that is not strange for infants. It does happen although it occurs sparingly. Usually, baby bad breath occurs during the mornings where the mouth usually is rested. Because it rests, it does not move a lot. Therefore, the bacteria that cause bad breath may infest the..
Contrary to popular belief, a mouth guard is not only reserved for those who continuously play dangerous sports like boxing. As a parent, you should always consider having your child where it is specially if he is into physical be related sports like bike riding, mountain climbing, basketball an..
Young children especially toddlers have the tendency to put everything in their mouth. They find it an extremely pleasurable experience to be able to feel the comfort of things in their mouth. However, because children do not have teeth or at least molars they are not able to chew stuff and henc..
You will be surprised at the number of infants and babies you have extensive tooth decay. You might wonder what could be the reason as you as a parent do curb the amount of sweets they consume and their oral hygiene. The main culprit is the milk and other liquids such as sweetened water and frui..
Honestly speaking it is very difficult for parents to teach their children the value of brushing their teeth. A child’s common reaction tends to lean towards antagonism and refusal. This is because they do not comprehend the reason and logic behind brushing their teeth. If a child does not..
Teaching kids to take care of their teeth is not an easy task. It requires patience and a lot of time and effort on the part of the parents. This article aims to provide parents with positive ways to let them instill, in their kids, the value of taking care of their dental health at an early age..
If you are like several other parents who find it difficult to entice your children to brush their teeth then you might want to use tasty toothpastes. But, how safe are Tasty Toothpastes for Kids. The toothpaste tastes good and is found in special flavors such as bubble gum and fruits. Well, the..
A beautiful smile can do wonders! We all agree to this and beautiful teeth do play an important part in a person’s smile and hence the overall personality. It is important to maintain the dental health of toddlers and children so as to reduce the risk of dental caries and decay thus ensuri..
Why are the Primary Teeth So Important ? This question might come to your mind when your child is recommended with crown. It is very important to maintain the health of the primary teeth. Neglected cavities can and frequently lead to problems which affect developing permanent teeth. Primary teet..
One of the most common diseases which effects the dental health of children is caries. 50% of US and UK children have caries.80% have dental cavity. Caries or dental decay is an Infectious, Communicable, Dynamic disease caused by a bacteria “STREPTOCOCCUS MUTANS” whic..
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