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Advise on brushing teeth after a fall for my 2 yr old

Honestly, if it was my toddler I would either just brush top teeth - carefully - or skip a day or two. That type of injury in a little child usually heals extremely quickly, and I think the long term ...
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How bad is a metal spoon for a 6-month-old baby?

First off, the best person to ask about this for your baby is your pediatrician, as they can make sure that she doesn't have anything out of the ordinary going on in terms of dentition. In general, ...
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Bottles at night are bad for teeth but what about breastfeeding?

Breastfed Babies Can Still Get Cavities It’s one of the most common questions nursing mothers ask: Can breastfeeding cause cavities? Yes, it can. Although natural, breast milk, just like ...
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Advise on brushing teeth after a fall for my 2 yr old

See first of all you should make sure whether all his teeth are alright from the trauma. Just check if any tooth is not moving or is painful to touch. If you are in doubt then you must take your son ...
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Is it okay for a 14-month-old to eat solid food without having teeth?

No it's not a problem. For little kids, make sure you cut anything like an olive or grape into shapes so it isn't round anymore (to prevent choking from trying to swallow a whole grape or something ...
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Why not let your child fall asleep while being held, rocked, fed a bottle, or while nursing?

People have been subjected to far worse in the course of human history yet turned out fine, even spectacularly. The only problem addressed in the report in the link is the lack of a problem to ...
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How do I get junk off a reluctant toddler's teeth?

I don't know how logical your two-year-old is, but here's what worked for my son: I explained to him that some foods make your teeth sick, and if we don't scrub them off then your teeth will ...
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Advise on brushing teeth after a fall for my 2 yr old

I think first you need to check why the child does not want to brush his teeth? Since he is two years old, he might resist anything to prove that he is in charge. They do these things when the parents ...
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Advise on brushing teeth after a fall for my 2 yr old

It is not crucial to brush with toothpaste every single day; skipping a day once in a while is fine. One way to deal with a cut on the lip is to use one (washed) hand to hold that lip, covering the ...
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Advise on brushing teeth after a fall for my 2 yr old

When my 5yr old got hit by a swing in the teeth, the dentist said to always brush the teeth! But gently. The germs in the mouth can cause more problems. They also suggested to use mouthwash in case of ...
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How bad is a metal spoon for a 6-month-old baby?

Your daughter could chip her teeth on the spoon. I would recommend you try to substitute an alternative plastic spoon whenever she does this. She might be simply enjoying the noise it makes when she ...
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How bad is a metal spoon for a 6-month-old baby?

What is with the ability of harder material to scratch softer material Mohs scale. Teeth are out of Calcite (most of the teeth). Calcite has a 1.75 Mohs hardness. Steel has a Mohs hardness of 4–4.5. ...
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How to protect/clean a 14-month-old child's teeth?

The simple solution to overnight tooth care for a baby that is genuinely hungry is to give a few sips of water to rinse the milk from her teeth after her bottle. This reduces the amount of sugars/...
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My 1-year-old cries several times a night. Could it be pain and what to do about it?

Have you taken your son to see a dentist for his teeth? I had the good fortune of having a brother-in-law dentist who looked after my son's teeth almost from birth. A neighbor's child experienced ...
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Avoid toddlers' bad breath

As some of the comments have already stated, perhaps this is not an issue with bad breath originating in the oral cavity. This is no cause for immediate alarm but please bring it up with the child's ...
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