Posts tagged with «dental tips»

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Even though they are temporary, your child’s baby teeth are important, and are still susceptible to cavities.  Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as baby bottle tooth decay.  Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food, speak and have a good-looking smile.  Their first teeth also […]

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Thumb sucking and pacifier use

Thumb sucking is a natural reflex for children.  Sucking on thumbs, fingers, pacifiers or other objects may make babies feel secure and happy and help them learn about their world. Young children may also suck to soothe themselves and help them fall asleep. How can thumb sucking affect my child’s teeth? After permanent teeth come […]

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Tips for your child’s dental health

  February  is children’s dental health month.  Throughout the month Okotoks dentist Dr. Vicki McMullen will provide you with dental tips that will help your child. Dental Tip #1:  Tips for your child’s dental health Starting your child of with good dental care can help protect their teeth for a lifetime.  A baby’s 20 primary […]

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