Children’s dental health

It is important to maintain the oral hygiene even for children, despite popular perception that they only have ‘temporary’ teeth. The truth is that any problem with the milk teeth is not only affecting the oral health of the child but also the permanent teeth. This section covers problems involving children’s dental health, prevention tips, treatment options and more.

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Why you need to take your child’s dental problems seriously
- Dr Vanishree A R
June 23, 2014 at 06:03pm
Children love eating junk and drinking colas. While they enjoy doing so, what they fail to understand is that too much of it can cause cavities, …

Thumb sucking and other oral habits in children could warrant braces!
- Dr Reshma Nayak
June 03, 2013 at 12:31pm
If your child who sucks on his or her thumb, bites lips or finger nails constantly, thrusts the tongue often or needs pacifiers all the time after …

Treating infected teeth in children
- Dr Meenakshi S Kher
May 24, 2013 at 09:29am
When the nerve or pulp tissue of a primary or permanent tooth in children is infected, it needs to be treated to prevent a dental abscess (due to …

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