Connection between tongue ties and sleep apnea

The Connection Between Tongue Ties and Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Kids Did you know that children can experience obstructive sleep apnea just like adults? Although the symptoms in adults and children share many similarities, one significant cause tends to happen much more frequently in children: tongue ties. Let’s take a closer look at the relationship between tongue ties and sleep apnea…
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Preventive dentistry is important for your child

Preventive Dentistry Is Just as Important When it Comes to Baby Teeth

Caring for your child’s baby teeth will set them up for a lifetime of oral health.  Oral health is one of the most important areas in which to build a solid foundation for your children early on. That means teaching your child about oral hygiene and ensuring they get the essential preventive dentistry they need…
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Prevent baby bottle tooth decay.

What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay and How Do I Prevent It?

Tooth Decay Caused by Bottles and Pacifiers As a parent with an infant or toddler, using bottles and pacifiers is a normal part of caring for your child. Bottles are undoubtedly essential for feeding, and pacifiers are useful soothing tools to keep your baby comfortable. But did you know these two objects could increase your…
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History of braces

8 Fascinating Stories of Braces from History

Did Our Ancient Ancestors Wear Braces? Braces are pretty common nowadays. You probably have friends who have worn braces, or maybe you’re about to get braces yourself. Orthodontic care is so familiar to us now that the idea of braces might not seem very exciting, but getting straight teeth is pretty cool. Did you know…
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There's help for breastfeeding

5 Signs Baby Isn’t Breastfeeding Properly and What You Can Do

Solutions for Common Breastfeeding Woes Breastfeeding is a beautiful way for mothers to bond with their babies and give them the best nutritional start to life during the first year. But as natural as breastfeeding is, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily easy! It’s normal for moms to experience complications when nursing their babies, especially if…
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When braces go on

What Should I Expect the Day I Have My Braces Put On?

Your First Day With Braces You’ve already found out that you’ll be getting braces, and now the big day is almost here! You may be feeling super excited, but you’re probably also wondering what it’s going to be like that first day. After all, it’s not like a dental cleaning or getting a filling, which…
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Orthodontic treatment for your child

Why Get Orthodontic Treatment at Your Pediatric Dentist Office?

Address all of your child’s dental needs under one roof. It’s estimated that between 50%–70% of American children will need to get braces before they reach their adult years. Whether your child has crooked, overcrowded, or overlapping teeth or malocclusion (bad bite), getting their teeth corrected early on will help with their self-confidence and success…
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What to eat and not eat with braces

10 Things Your Child Should Never Eat With Braces

A change in diet doesn’t have to be a bad thing. If your child just got braces, you’re probably wondering what types of foods they can eat with braces. With such a big investment in their smile, the last thing you want to do is allow them to eat something that’s bad for their braces…
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Frenectomy procedure

What to Expect Before, During & After a Frenectomy Procedure

Be prepared for your baby’s upcoming procedure. If you are the parent of a baby with a lip-tie or tongue-tie, you’ve likely been told by their pediatric dentist or pediatrician that they need a frenectomy.  A frenectomy is a surgical procedure that corrects a lip-tie or a tongue-tie. Correcting these ailments can help improve your…
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Get relief from breastfeeding pain

Is It Possible to Breastfeed Without All the Pain?

Your baby’s lip-tie or tongue-tie could be to blame. If you’re a new parent, you likely love all the cuddles and snuggles you can have with your new baby. And breastfeeding offers a special closeness and bonding experience for mothers and their infants. Aside from the bonding benefits, breastfeeding provides a host of health benefits…
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