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Baby Teeth 101—General Dentistry for Children in Indianapolis

 Baby Teeth 101—General Dentistry for Children in Indianapolis
Congratulations on having a baby! What a wonderful time in your life. As a first time parent, this can be scary. You want nothing but the best for your child, including healthy teeth. But what do you need to know in order to keep your baby’s brand new teeth healthy? Do you even need to clean a baby’s teeth? All of these questions are valid, and we are here to help answer them for you.
Categories: Tooth Care, Dental Hygiene
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Did You Know... (Part 2)

  • Never dip a pacifier in anything sweet; it can lead to serious tooth decay.
  • Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.
  • Only 40% of young people age 6 to 19 had ever had cavities in their lives. That’s down from 50% a decade ago.
  • More than 51 million hours of school are lost each year by children due to dental-related illness.
  • Just 40% of children in poor or near-poor poverty level had a preventive den...
Categories: Tooth Care, Brushing Tips, Dental Hygiene
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Did you know... (Part 1)

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend the first dental check-up at 12 months of age.
  • Children have a total of 20 baby (primary) teeth.
  • Some baby teeth can remain in the mouth until age 13 or longer.
  • Baby teeth need to be cleaned regularly starting as soon as they enter the mouth.
  • More than 40% of children have tooth decay by age 5.
  • Before the teeth e...
Categories: Tooth Care, Brushing Tips, Dental Hygiene
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Thank you for coming in and teaching us how to take care of our teeth. We had fun brushing the fish and dragons teeth!
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Haleigh, Lela, Oliva, Nathon, Cole, Bryce, Brock, Sam, Evan & Chloe 

Thank you for coming in and teaching us how to take care of our teeth. We had fun brushing the fish and dragons teeth!
Love,

Haleigh, Lela, Oliva, Nathon, Cole, Bryce, Brock, Sam, Evan & Chloe 

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Baby teeth need to be cleaned regularly starting as soon as they enter the mouth.

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