Childrenas dental health involves much more than a toothbrush. Dental disease is the number one chronic childhood illness, and avoiding dental disease means paying scrupulous attention to our childrenas teeth. In Your Childas Teeth, health writers Evelina Weidman Sterling and Angie Best-Boss team up with pediatric dentists and oral health experts to answer parentsa many questions about childrenas teeth. Topics include:ac how thumb sucking and pacifiers affect teethac how to brush your young childrenas teethac how to calm a child who is afraid of the dentistac how to help special needs children get proper dental care ac how medical problems affect teethac how fluoride rinses and dental sealants workac how a root canal is doneac how to make the orthodontia decision This book will help parents help children develop good dental habits for a lifetime of healthy teethafrom babyas first tooth to the young adultas shining smile. -- Fern Ingber, President and CEO, National Children's Oral Health Foundation, America's ToothFairyIn general, earlier removal of wisdom teeth results in a less complicated procedure and healing process. Ideally, wisdom teeth should be removed by the time your child is a young adult, to prevent future problems and to ensure optimal healing. Ifthe wisdom teeth remain, your ... help managethe discomfort. You may be instructed to modify your childa#39;s diet after surgery and gradually progress to more normal.
|Title||:||Your Child's Teeth|
|Author||:||Evelina Weidman Sterling, Angie Best-Boss|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2013-11-07|