So, you recently took your child to the dentist and were told that your little one has a cavity. First, know that you are still an awesome mom. Guess what? I am a dentist and my child managed to get a cavity! That's another story for another day. I say that so you will not beat yourself up about this cavity (or cavities) your child has. It happens. Just know that it can be fixed and can be prevented in the future. I know you and your child may be wondering how does the dentist … [Read more...] about This is What Happens When Dentist Fix Cavities … So You Can Relax
The day has come that you take your child in for their first dentist visit. I know that you may be a little concerned about how your little one will behave. Your child may surprise you. Let me help guide you on what to expect for this very first visit. First things first. Let’s address what age kids should have their first visit. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children have their first visit when their first tooth comes in or by their first birthday. … [Read more...] about What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dentist Visit
I know that you never ever want your child to develop a cavity. But, sometimes things happen. Cavities develop in combination with several factors. Like not brushing your little one's teeth, lots of snacks high in carbs and sugars or a cup of juice or milk before going to sleep (but not brushing afterward). This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you use a link to make a purchase, I will receive a commission at no cost to you. The enamel on baby teeth is so thin so it … [Read more...] about 3 Urgent Reasons Why Baby Teeth Should Be Saved
You have feed your baby and changed him. But he is still crying. You sing his favorite songs and play peek a boo with him, but he is not having it. He is drooling everywhere and hasn't slept well the past few days. "What's wrong with my baby," you ask yourself. You notice two little bumps on his gums and he is quiet when he is chewing on your shirt. That's it! He is teething! Fussy, teething babies are no fun. Good news! I have several tips to help you soothe your baby and keep you … [Read more...] about 12 Dentist Approved Tips to Soothe Your Teething Baby
A teething baby can be really challenging especially if you are stuggling to find a teething remedy that works.Don't worry! I got 15 awesome moms together to give you their best advice on how to soothe your teething baby.As a dentist, I know a few ways to help soothe your baby. But these moms have help me cover remedies that include pain relieving food, something to chew, homeopathic options, cold soothing remedies and functional and fashionable jewlery.To learn more, check out these teething … [Read more...] about Teething Tips That Will Work and Your Baby Will Love!