Posts Tagged ‘baby teeth’
Dental Stem Cells: Can We ReGrow Teeth?
How do the science of dentistry and stem cells go together? Stem cells have long been debated in the public forum, usually in regards to cloning an individual or animal, not generally thought of in regard to teeth. This type of science brings up both ethical concerns and advancements in research with clinical applications in…Read More
Top Reasons For Caring For Your Baby’s Teeth
Many people assume that a baby’s teeth are not important to care for because they will fall out eventually. This is simply not so. Not only can breakdown of these primary teeth cause severe discomfort and infection to your child, they can also have far reaching consequences into adulthood. As a matter of fact, in…Read More
Why Are Early Orthodontic Evaluations Necessary?
In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were gone and permanent teeth were in. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development as well as modern materials have re-evaluated the time for orthodontic treatment to an earlier age. It is now recommended by…Read More
Family Dentist or Pediatric Dentist?
In today’s modern world, dentistry comes in all forms. How do you know which dentist is right for you and your growing family? There are various specialties in dentistry and many of them overlap between different populations of patients. This overlap is very pronounced between family dentists and pediatric dentists. If you have children, do…Read More
Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay (formerly nursing caries) – is a dental condition that occurs in children between 12 months and 3 years of age as a result of being given a bottle at bedtime, or at will breast feeding, resulting in prolonged exposure of the teeth to milk or juice. Caries are formed because pools of…Read More