Gentle Dental of Michigan Blog – Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric Dentistry Michigan Smiles Love Weigh in on Teething

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You’ve changed and fed your baby. He’s had a nap, and there doesn’t seem to be any reason for his irritable behavior. Crying, fussy babies may leave you confused and frustrated, especially if you’re a new parent. If there are no obvious health problems, your baby might be teething. Dentist health professionals say the following signs and symptoms suggest that […]

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Kids in Crisis: The Worldwide Problem of Children’s Tooth Decay

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Pediatric dental disease, commonly called childhood tooth decay, is the most common chronic childhood illness in the world. It’s five times more common than asthma and seven times more common than hay fever. If left untreated, tooth decay has consequences that reach far beyond cosmetic problems. Extensive tooth decay can deteriorate a child’s quality of life, slow their social development, […]

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Halt Common Dental Problems: Find Pediatric Dentists Kids Trust

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Although your children’s teeth have been in their mouths for a shorter period of time, they face many of the same common dental problems as adults. Prompt attention to developing symptoms can save time and money, and spare your little ones unnecessary pain. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to manage issues involving developing teeth and jaws. Finding a specially trained […]

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How Teens Can Mind Their Mouths

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Did you know that the most common chronic disease in kids between the ages of five and 17 is dental decay? And while parents regularly take younger children to see a kids dentist, teens often take control of their time and are too busy to take care of their teeth. To help teens make time for their teeth, here are […]

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Tips to Help You Find a Good Pediatric Dentist

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Pediatric dentists are specialists who provide comprehensive dental and oral health care for infants, children, and teens. While your child may receive excellent care from your family dentist, a pediatric dentist has received advanced training that focuses on the specific needs of children, including those who are chronically ill or have special physical or emotional needs. A pediatric dentist may […]

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Pediatric Dentists: Caring for Tiny Teeth

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A baby’s teeth begin to form inside the womb before birth, so taking care of yourself during pregnancy is an essential first step to helping your child achieve a lifetime of great oral health. If you are an expectant mother, be sure to eat a healthy, balanced diet that provides all the nutrients your body needs. It is also important […]

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Teething Symptoms: Advice from a Kids’ Dentist

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Teething occurs when your child’s baby teeth, also called primary teeth, begin to break through the gum tissue. Tooth eruption generally begins at about six months of age, but baby teeth may take as long as a year to arrive. Symptoms of tooth-cutting continue until all 20 primary teeth grow in. The timeline for primary tooth eruption appears to be […]

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Help Your Kids Steer Clear of Cavities

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It can be an extremely frustrating experience for a parent when their child must receive costly, uncomfortable dental work just because the family failed to establish sound dental care habits right from the beginning. Though getting kids to brush and floss properly each and every day can sometimes be a challenge, the benefits of doing so are immeasurable. By heeding […]

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Protect Your Child's Smile from the Epidemic of Tooth Decay

Protect Your Child’s Smile from the Epidemic of Tooth Decay

Protect Your Child's Smile from the Epidemic of Tooth Decay

While cavities may be common in kids, they are no longer child’s play as childhood tooth decay has become an epidemic. More than 40% of kids between the ages of two and eleven have had cavities in their baby teeth, while 21% of children between ages six and eleven have had cavities in their permanent teeth. These are just some […]

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Children's Dental Health Month

Dental Care Tips for Babies, Toddlers, and Kids

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There is no denying the fact that the care of baby teeth is something no parent should ever overlook. Baby teeth play an important role in a developing child’s ability to chew, speak, and they also pave the way for the ultimate emergence of permanent teeth. Therefore, baby teeth call for a dental care plan all their own. Being that […]

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