Dr. Shweta Tiwari
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Category Archives: Tooth Tips


Teething


The appearance of the first tooth in an infant (teething) is considered as a significant developmental milestone, by most of the parents. However, this eruption period can be difficult and distressing for both the child and parents. The reaction to teething depends upon many factors, including child’s tolerance for pain, their personality, and how dense […]

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First dental visit


Children are precious. An early start towards their regular dental health care is the key to their overall health. Waiting for a cavity to develop or a tooth to ache, will not only be distressing for your kid, but it will also affect their attitude towards dentistry for years to come. American Academy of pediatric […]

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Daily dental care


If you have been thinking that your child is too young to see a dentist… you are wrong!!! Just because babies don’t have visible teeth, doesn’t mean they can’t get cavities. Their teeth can be at risk long before they started their chocolate venture!!! It has to be understood that Dental decay is a disease […]

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Brushing


When should you begin? In the initial days, when there are no teeth, the gum pads should be wiped with a moist, soft cloth or gauze square at least twice a day, especially before sleeping. Once your child’s first tooth erupts, use a soft finger brush with just a smear of toothpaste (recommended for kids) […]

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Diet and snacking


Limiting sugar intake is the best way to prevent tooth decay. It’s actually the frequency, not the total quantity of sugar consumption that matters the most. For example, eating a chocolate bar all at once is less harmful to the teeth than eating one bite every hour. Starchy carbohydrates and sticky foods also promote decay. […]

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