toddlers

An infant girl gives a big smile, showing her two bottom teeth.

Breastfeeding with Teeth: Five Facts about Nursing and Dental Health

Too often, friends, family, healthcare providers, and, uh, even strangers tell breastfeeding moms that they should stop nursing when baby gets teeth. And as mothers ourselves, we know moms get a lot of confusing advice. We’re here as moms and dental healthcare professionals to offer a few facts about breastfeeding older babies and toddlers. (SPOILER …

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A baby holds on to her bottle while drinking and looking at the camera.

Protect Your Baby’s Teeth from Bottle Tooth Decay

It’s easy to forget that infants and toddlers need dental care too. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay can cause problems in any tooth, but the upper middle front teeth are most often affected. To protect your child’s smile, it’s important to visit your dentist for regular checkups and cleanings, but there are a few healthy habits …

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A baby girl crawls toward the camera with a big toothless smile.

Relief for Teething Babies

Teething is an exciting milestone for your baby. Catching a glimpse of that toothy smile is so heartwarming! But teething can bring some tough times for parents and babies. When your child is cranky and in pain, it’s frustrating not to know how to help. There are many products out there that claim to solve …

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