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Dental Care

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No need to let one bad appointment ruin your child on dental care for life
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Whether or not you should call 911 if you see blood, burns and other everyday accidents
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Why they take up this habit, and what to do about it.
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Q  My 17-month-old daughter still uses a pacifier. I want to wean her off of it but I was told not to, because it can help with teething. Is...
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How many moms get around to wiping their baby's gums with a damp washcloth? Only about 6 percent, according to our Babytalk.com poll. Little-kid...
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If you're like most moms, you want your child to develop helpful habits like putting away her toys and clothes. It's just as important...
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How early should you start? By the time your baby has at least two teeth that touch, usually around her sixth month  -- that's when they'll need...
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Q. My son grinds his teeth. Why does he do this, and can it cause any damage to them?A. Though teeth grinding (also called bruxism) can hurt little...
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Before age 6, kids need your direct supervision when they brush and floss, since they lack the motor skills to do them right, says the American...
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When it comes to visits to the dentist, kids today have it much easier than we did. "Better technology allows me to do procedures faster and...
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How to take care of your baby's teeth when he's bottle or breastfeeding