4 Important Facts about Baby Teeth that You Need to Know

Baby teeth play an important role in helping children develop healthy smiles that grow with them. Here’s five important facts about baby teeth that parents need to know to help their children keep their baby teeth healthy and strong. 1 – Baby Tooth Enamel is Hard, but Vulnerable  Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, … Continue reading “4 Important Facts about Baby Teeth that You Need to Know”

The New Mom’s Guide to Your Baby’s Mouth & Teeth

Being a new mom is a great challenge, and an amazing responsibility. As a new parent, you’re probably searching for the best ways to raise a happy, healthy child. One great way to improve your child’s overall health is by paying attention to their oral health at an early age. Here’s some do’s and don’ts for … Continue reading “The New Mom’s Guide to Your Baby’s Mouth & Teeth”

Baby Teeth Are Temporary, So Are They Really Important?

We often hear people downplay the importance of primary teeth (also called “baby” or “milk” teeth).  The front 4 primary teeth generally last until 6-7 years of age, while the back teeth (cuspids and molars) aren’t replaced until age 10-13.  People mistakenly believe that since these teeth are temporary, that they do not matter in … Continue reading “Baby Teeth Are Temporary, So Are They Really Important?”

7 Tips for Teething Babies

Teething can be an uncomfortable time for babies, with little gums experiencing tenderness and swelling as emerging teeth break through the surface.  In light of a recent FDA warning against using lidocaine for teething infants, we wanted to put together a few helpful tips for managing this sometimes-difficult time for your child. Massage sore gums. … Continue reading “7 Tips for Teething Babies”

Don’t Be Fooled By These 4 Baby Teeth Myths

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about a child’s first teeth.  Primary teeth, also called milk teeth or baby teeth, are the temporary teeth that end up under pillows and provide plenty of business for the tooth fairy!  Here are four myths about baby teeth that every parent should know: #1 Baby teeth … Continue reading “Don’t Be Fooled By These 4 Baby Teeth Myths”