Archives by Tag 'baby'

What You Need To Know About Thumb Sucking

Fun Dental Facts, Pediatric Dentistry

While thumb or finger sucking is a completely normal behavior for babies, parents and caregivers need to be aware that if it continues too long, it could prove harmful to the development of your child's teeth and jaws. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that parents and caregivers encourage more...

Dental Facts Every Expectant Mother Needs to Know

Fun Dental Facts, Pregnancy

For expectant mothers it is quite normal to be concerned about their own general and oral health. Could pregnancy affect my gums? (Yes, gingivitis, inflammation of the gum tissue is common from the second through the eighth month of pregnancy.) Does the calcium for the baby's teeth come from my more...