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MINIMIZING THE RISK of childhood tooth injuries starts with knowing the most common causes of those injuries. For starters, babies and toddlers are most likely to injure themselves by slipping in the bathtub. Non-slip mats are a great precaution! Be sure to protect your child from the tub spout. Sports …

YOUR KID HAS A LOOSE TOOTH. A great way to make the prospect of losing that first baby tooth less scary is to help kids see it as a rite of passage: losing baby teeth is a major part of being a big kid, just like learning to ride a bike …

THE LIFE OF A PARENT is a hectic one. Keeping track of everything your growing child needs can be a real juggling act, so maybe we can take one of the balls out of the air by offering a few easy tips for how to stay on top of your …

TEETHING TODDLERS experience symptoms similar to teenagers and adults. Do you remember what it felt like when your adult molars were coming in? Sore, puffy gums and a lot of tenderness when chewing? Well that’s what teething is like for toddlers too, except it’s the first time in their lives …

BEING TONGUE-TIED isn’t just an expression; for many people, it’s an actual medical condition, and a similar one is being lip-tied. Grab a mirror and lift your tongue. You will see that we all have thin, stretchy pieces of tissue that connect our tongues to the floor of our mouths …