5 Ways to Take the Fear out of Losing Teeth

I remember my first wiggly tooth. For days, I feared the inevitable day my mom would yank it from my mouth. Butterflies constantly fluttered in my stomach: every bite, every sip, every tooth-brushing session. Losing teeth was nerve-wracking. However, there was one part that made the process less dreadful: the Tooth Fairy. When the day

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Are Pacifiers Good For Babies?

Pacis, loveys, binkeys, babas—they are known by many names (known as “wubby” among my kids), but all refer to the infamous pacifier. The pacifier is an instrument that allows your baby to self-soothe by sucking. According to the National Institute of Health, babies are born wanting to suck, and many may even suck on their

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First Visit to the Dentist

Get Ready For Your Baby’s First Visit to the Dentist

It may not seem important to think about your child’s first visit to the dentist when they are still cutting their first teeth, but that’s exactly when the American Dental Association says you should start to consider it. In fact, both The ADA and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that a child’s first

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