Oral Health

Oral Health

WHAT IS BOTTLE MOUTH ?

Bottle Mouth is a term used to describe tooth decay that results from putting a baby to bed with a bottle that contains anything except water.  When baby teeth have frequent and prolonged contact with too much sugar from milk or juice in a bottle. Children at risk...

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This is my interview with Dr. Meghna Dassani, where we discuss sleep apnea. Dr. Dassani talks about pediatric sleep apnea, who is at the greatest risk, and what parents need to be on the lookout for to protect their children – especially in a post-pandemic world....

Sleep-Apnea
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Lip-Tie

What is a lip-tie? To put it simply it is a condition that restricts the upper lip. You are born with it. You either have it or you don't. A lip tie is when the band of tissue under the baby's upper lip is too short or tight and is tethered, limiting the upper...

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D  Vitamin D has several important functions. Getting a sufficient amount of vitamin D is important for the normal growth and development of bones and teeth, as well as improved resistance against certain diseases. It helps fight depression and boosts...

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Here are a few things you should know about hand foot and mouth disease and the recommended treatments. The coxsackievirus is the known cause for this common childhood ailment.  While hand, foot, and mouth disease is more common in children, adults can become...