Article excerpts from www.friendshipcircle.org Autistic children can be difficult to handle. At the core of their behavior lies severe anxiety to face new and unknown situations, and exposure to new people. While parents are often able to manage a majority of the tasks and develop a sense of familiarity, it is when meeting care providers
Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder have impaired social interaction and limited communication abilities, combined with a restricted amount of activities and interests. While parents are often able to manage them in familiar places and situations like the home, it becomes difficult to do the same outside, especially when visiting specialized healthcare providers including dentists.
Oral health in children is a very important aspect that must never be neglected. Children are not equipped to perform this complex task, and parents therefore step in to perform it till the child reaches an age when he can do it himself. While it can be difficult for any child to get used to
All of us are well aware of what teeth decay actually looks like, how it manifests itself, the physical changes and the causes for it. Not many know the process of decay, and how early intervention can stop and even reverse the deterioration of teeth. Everyone is susceptible to tooth decay. While adults can prevent
Toothbrushes are one of the most important tools in dental hygiene, and yet they are often taken for granted. While adults choose toothbrushes based on ease of use and other fancier requirements – dual bristles or unusual shape, with children we often buy what we assume is best for them in terms of their looks.
After the long holiday for Diwali celebrations, it is time for the kids to get back to school. Although as parents you have taken much care to ensure that their teeth don’t suffer the damage from too many sweets, the kids will nevertheless be tempted to indulge in or buy similar stuff. It is important
It is time for Diwali, the season of celebration that starts now and lasts till the end of the year. This festival is also all about fun, frolic and most definitely food. It is difficult to imagine celebrations without food, without elaborate mithais prepared for friends and family, ladoos and jalebis enjoyed by the family,
When children are growing, there are several things you need to be aware of, their weight gain, their food intake and the general state of their health. Often parents tend to ignore the mouth, assuming that as long as teeth are brushed and general mouth hygiene is maintained, everything will be alright. Teeth brushing and
Brushing your babies’ teeth can be quite a stressful ritual. Babies are restless and don’t understand why their mothers would want to force open their mouths and insert an object like a brush, that is not just uncomfortable, but oftentimes painful. As much as parent’s may delay this or procrastinate in the hopes of getting
Teeth are important accessories that develop in humans, much before they are born, and depend entirely on how well they are used and looked after. In children, tooth development begins in the womb, but they appear much later, when the baby attains the age of 6 to 9 months. The complete set of 20 primary
What is a crown? A crown, sometimes also called a cap, is a restoration which covers the entire tooth. In enables the tooth to be used for normal biting and chewing. It also improves the appearance and strengthens and protects the tooth underneath. Most people are familiar with crowns for adult teeth. With advances in children’s
Small Bites is the first Exclusive Dental Centre for children in Bangalore. Dr. Premila Naidu, a specialist paediatric dentist, started the clinic in 2007 out of a belief that children deserve the very best preventive dental care. In June 2014 Dr. Premila received the National Dental Excellence Award for Best Paediatric Dentist in Bangalore. Child-friendly