Children learn by copying important adults in their lives. This is a natural process by which children learn about the world around them. Your behaviour, expressions and reactions will usually have a greater impact on your child than what you say to them. Parents have a unique position of influence in their children’s lives, as
Is Fluoride good or bad for children? What are the risks and benefits of fluoride? Many parents are confused about 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, water and some foods.
2020, like any other year, brought with it an opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings – It was after all the start of a new decade! Balancing between work and helping kids prepare for the upcoming annual examinations, planning for the summer vacation, life had gotten off to smooth start when all of
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
Black spots on teeth, caries, decay is a oral manifestation that takes months or even years, and doesn’t happen overnight. While we are often presented with it accidentally when brushing children’s teeth or when they experience sudden pain, the changes have been happening subtly often without our knowledge. The primary cause of decay or caries
Hidden sugars. Most of us as parents know that sugars damage the teeth and cause caries, but we still don’t know much about hidden sugars that are lurking in unexpected foods and places that constantly come in contact with children’s teeth. Do we do anything about it? Do we ensure our children rinse their teeth
Today has begun as just another regular day. The holidays are on, the child has a set of toys he or she is pre-occupied with, you have planned a number of tasks that have to be finished by the end of the day. One among these tasks is the regular health checkup to the doctor
X-rays, also known as radiographs, are an essential part of any dental care treatment plan. They are diagnostic, but they can also be preventative, by helping a dentist diagnose potential oral care issues in a child’s mouth.
As a parent, you’re looking after every aspect of your child. Their food and sleep and movement. Yet what if you suddenly found out your child has black spots on their teeth? Is it too late to do anything? Children can develop tooth decay soon after their baby teeth come through. Prolonged bottle-feeding with sweetened
If you as a parent have had only one thought in your mind and looked after your baby’s teeth because it helps them chew, below are more reasons to spend that much more time with them brushing every morning and night.
It is common to see children nowadays with braces. Some kids can’t wait to get it at the earliest, while parents themselves often feel that their children may require them for reasons as varied as misaligned teeth, or for an aesthetic look.
Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise. The problem of Bruxism, i.e teeth grinding is not limited to adults. Approximately 15% to 33% of children grind their teeth.