Encouraging Toddler Dental Care

How Asthma Can Affect Your Child's Teeth

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You probably know the importance of disclosing any existing or newly diagnosed medical conditions to your dentist. Seemingly unrelated conditions can affect your oral health, and your dentist needs to be sure that any proposed forms of dental treatment aren’t in conflict with any treatment that might be in use for the medical condition in question. The same applies to your child. Most children diagnosed with asthma display symptoms by the age of five, with a conclusive diagnosis following shortly afterwards.…

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Why You Should Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out Before Problems Develop

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Plenty of people get their wisdom teeth removed at some point in their life, but for far too many people, this task is not completed until after something goes wrong like a wisdom tooth being impacted and developing an infection. If you still have your wisdom teeth in adulthood, it might be beneficial to get them removed even if these teeth do not seem like they are currently causing a problem.…

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A Palate Expander Could Be An Important Part Of Your Child's Orthodontic Treatment

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It’s important to start dental visits when your child is young so your dentist can monitor your child for dental problems such as tooth crowding and misalignment of the teeth. When these problems occur, early orthodontic treatment is often advised since the bones and teeth in a young child’s mouth are easier to move and shape. If your child needs braces, they might also need a palate expander. Not all kids do, but in some cases, an expander is an important part of orthodontic treatment.…

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