Tooth Decay In Baby Teeth Affects Permanent Teeth, Too

Dental News Tooth Decay In Baby Teeth Affects Permanent Teeth, Too March 25, 2002 By Nancy VolkersInteliHealth News Service A study in China has found that decay in a baby tooth (or primary tooth) is a risk factor for defects in the enamel of the permanent tooth that replaces it. The study took place in […]

Premature babies get teeth later, but catch up

Dental News Premature babies get teeth later, but catch up 10/4/2000  NEW YORK — Babies born prematurely get their first tooth later than do children born full term, according to research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, Fetal Neonatal Edition. Babies born prematurely get their first tooth at about nine months compared to six months […]

Cranky baby? Teething not always to blame

Dental News Cranky baby? Teething not always to blame April 07, 2000 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) — When a baby is biting, drooling, irritable or has a slight increase in fever, a parent may be correct if they think their infant is teething. However, many other symptoms commonly associated with teething — such as high […]

Baby bottle tooth decay

Dental News BABY BOTTLE TOOTH DECAY Dr.’s Q&A Feb 1999 Ivanhoe Broadcast News Interview Transcript with Robert Musselman, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentist, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans How common is baby bottle tooth decay? Dr. Mussleman: We don’t have an exact figure on that. Estimates are as high as 40 percent in some concentrated […]

Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth Usually the first baby teeth to come into the mouth are the two bottom front teeth. They begin to appear when your child is about 6 to 8 months old. They are followed by the 4 upper front teeth.The remainder of your baby’s teeth will appearperiodically, usually in pairs on each side of […]