Symptoms of Gum Disease

Posted on : 09-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Gum disease or periodontal disease, called Periodontitis, begins with bacterial growth in the mouth and may end with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds teeth.

Early Tooth Loss and Space Maintenance

Posted on : 18-10-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health

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Early Tooth Loss and Space Maintenance

Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing. Each one also acts as a guide for the eruption of the permanent tooth that replaces it. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth loses its guide. It can drift or erupt into the wrong position in the mouth. Neighboring teeth also can move or tilt into the space. This means that there may not be enough space for the permanent tooth to come in.Dentists call baby teeth primary or deciduous teeth.

How to Pull Out Loose Tooth

Posted on : 02-12-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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How to Pull Out Loose Tooth

We’ve all had a loose tooth before. They can become annoying: getting in the way of eating, drinking, and everything else involving teeth! Sometimes you can’t take it anymore, and you decide to pull it out.But how? Don’t worry, just follow some of these methods and that loose tooth will be out in your hand.

Alternative Methods of Cleaning Teeth

Posted on : 18-06-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry, Tooth Whitening

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Alternative Methods of Cleaning Teeth

Everyone knows that cleaning your teeth is important and that the basic necessities for doing so include toothpaste and a toothbrush. Every time you turn on the television, there are commercials for a new and expensive toothbrush, special toothpaste or tooth whitening system. These products are not only expensive, but many of them contain harsh chemicals. Instead of subjecting yourself to these chemicals, try making homemade products to clean, freshen and brighten your smile.

Dummy and Thumb Sucking

Posted on : 12-05-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children

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Thumb Sucking

Sucking a dummy or fingers is thought to be a normal act in young children. However, many parents are unaware of the negative effects of dummies on their child’s mouth and teeth.

Foods that Cause Tooth Decay In Children

Posted on : 06-02-2013 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Healthy Food, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Foods that Cause Tooth Decay In Children

Many different types of food can cause tooth decay in children, not just candy. Foods that are high in carbohydrates, as well as some fruits, juices and sodas, peanut butter, crackers and potato chips are culprits. Factors that cause tooth decay include the frequency in which the foods are eaten and the time they remain as particles in the mouth.

Bottle-Feeding Ruins Infant Teeth

Posted on : 06-12-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Bottle-Feeding Ruins Infants’ Teeth

Every year a large number of infants and small children suffer from extensive tooth decay. Research has identified major culprits as milk and other liquids which are fed to small children in bottles. In recent times dentists have reported a rising rate of severe tooth decay in infants as young as 12 months. The prime factor responsible for this is thought to be bottle feeding babies.

Dental Injuries in Children

Posted on : 21-11-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentist and Dentistry, Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Dental Injuries in Children

A dental injury is any injury to any part of the mouth including the jawbones, tongue, gums, lips or teeth. Disturbance to both the enduring and baby teeth and the structures that support them are the most common dental problems that are seen in children. Injuries to children’s teeth can be very upsetting for children as well as their parents. Dental injuries may occur as a result of a sports mishap, hot liquids, hard foods, physical fights, car or bicycle accidents, a fall inside of the home and sports mishaps are all possible causes of dental injury. Timely treatment is essential for the long-term health of an injured tooth. Obtaining dental care within 30 minutes can make the difference between saving and loosing a tooth.

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay – Causes and Prevention

Posted on : 21-07-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Tooth decay in infants or toddlers is called Baby Bottle Tooth Decay. It is also called Early Childhood Caries. Normally front teeth are the victims of baby bottle tooth decay. Teeth may develop dark pits, holes or are broken. This causes toothaches and makes it hard for the child to chew and eat. It also causes problems in speaking clearly. Of course, smile of your beautiful baby may not look good.