Since the last few years now, Small Bites Dental Clinic has made a name for itself in the space of Pediatric Dental Health Care. Our experienced faculty led by award-winning Pediatric Dentist Dr.Premila Naidu has been looking after the dental needs of children from Bangalore and even outside of the city. From general tooth care,
Among the many different problems that can occur with children’s teeth, yellowing of teeth is a significant change that can cause a lot of worry for parents. Yellowing of teeth is often noticed suddenly, although the changes have been happening for a while. Parents always want their kids to have white teeth. White teeth generally
Oral health in children is as important as their general health. We are often concerned about our children’s food habits, whether they are healthy enough but we ignore teeth which is such an important aspect of a child’s growth. Teeth aren’t just required to masticate and break food down, but also to maintain face structure,
Excerpts from Webmd.com The problem of teeth grinding is not limited to adults. Approximately 15% to 33% of children grind their teeth. Children who grind their teeth tend to do so at two peak times — when their baby teeth emerge and when their permanent teeth come in. Most children lose the teeth grinding habit after
Dental emergencies are more frequent than you can imagine. No parent likes to see their child in pain, and the earlier it is dealt with, the sooner is the problem identified, treated and better recovery. Below are some of the most common dental emergencies and how they can be treated; TOOTHACHE Toothache is the commonest
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.
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,
Teeth and their well-being is what many of strive to give our kids from a very young age. While we follow general oral hygiene and practice the necessary steps that are required for general oral care, not all of us are aware of the many congenital and developmental problems that affect the mouth, and in
Maybe you have just found out that your child has one or more cavities in their baby teeth? It is normal for parents to have concerns and questions. In this blog, we hope to give some answers and reassurance about fillings for baby teeth. Children can develop tooth decay soon after their baby teeth come through.
Many parents are confused about fluoride. Is it good or bad for children? What are the risks and benefits of fluoride? In this blog post we will answer these and other questions. What is fluoride? Fluoride is the 13th most abundant element on the earth’s crust. It is found naturally in rocks, soil,
What is a Pulpectomy? Pulpectomy is the name given to root canal therapy for baby teeth. This is required when decay or injury to a tooth has caused infection of the nerve. The aim is to keep the tooth until the correct time for it to fall out. I have been told my child needs
Is Your Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay? The average healthy adult visits the dentist twice a year. The average healthy 2-year-old has never been to the dentist. By kindergarten, 75 percent of children have never seen a dentist, yet dental decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease. The culprit? A