Pediatric Dental

Learning good dental habits in childhood can lead to a lifetime of proper dental hygiene. Bruxism is involuntary grinding or clenching of the teeth that can cause problems, including tooth wear, headaches and jaw pain. Baby bottle tooth decay is severe tooth decay that occurs in infants. Tooth injuries may be a concern when they occur in permanent teeth.

Tooth Injuries in Children

Tooth Injuries in Children

Summary Tooth injuries in children may include damage to teeth as a result of falls, accidents and other mishaps. These injuries can cause teeth to become chipped, cracked, partially displaced or completely dislodged from the socket in the mouth. The consequences of a child’s tooth injury depend on the nature and severity of the injury, …

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Also called: Severe Early Childhood Caries, Bottle Mouth, Early Childhood Tooth Decay Summary Baby bottle tooth decay is a condition in which children develop cavities very early in life. In most cases, it results from tooth damage caused by too much exposure to sweetened liquids in a baby bottle. However, children are also at risk …

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