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Oral health problems in children include thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, lip sucking, tooth decay, and early tooth loss. Get tips on how to prevent these problems in your child.

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    • Abscessed Tooth An abscessed tooth is an infection within a tooth that has spread to the root. Symptoms of an abscessed tooth may include pain,...learn more »
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      Abscessed Tooth Article
      • What is an abscessed tooth?
      • What causes an abscessed tooth?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of an abscessed tooth?
      • How is an abscessed tooth diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for an abscessed tooth?
      • What is the prognosis for an abscessed tooth?
      • Are home remedies effective for an abscessed tooth?
      • Can an abscessed tooth be prevented?
    • Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is a disorder that causes symptoms like pain, clicking, and popping of the jaw. TMJ is...learn more »
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      Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ) Article
      • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome facts
      • What is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome?
      • What are the risk factors for TMJ syndrome?
      • What causes TMJ syndrome?
      • What are TMJ syndrome symptoms and signs?
      • How is TMJ syndrome diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for TMJ syndrome? Are there any home remedies that provide TMJ pain relief?
      • What is the prognosis for TMJ syndrome?
      • Is it possible to prevent TMJ syndrome?
    • Teething Teething in babies typically starts between 4 and 10 months of age. Symptoms and signs of cutting teeth include rash, drooling,...learn more »
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      Teething Article
      • Teething facts
      • What is teething?
      • When do babies start teething?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of teething?
      • What is the order of tooth eruption in infants?
      • How long does teething last?
      • When should I call the pediatrician?
      • What medications are used to treat teething pain?
      • What home remedies provide relief for teething pain?
      • How do I care for my baby's new teeth?
      • When should my child see the dentist?
    • Toothache A toothache is a pain on or around a tooth. It may be caused by a variety of things from a cavity, abscess, or even sinusitis....learn more »
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      Toothache Article
      • What is a toothache?
      • What causes a toothache?
      • What are toothache symptoms and signs?
      • How is a toothache diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a toothache?
      • Are home remedies effective for a toothache?
      • How is a toothache treated during pregnancy?
      • What is the prognosis for a toothache?
      • Is it possible to prevent a toothache?
    • Cavities Learn more about cavities including symptoms, treatment, and prevention. See how tooth decay, plaque, and bacteria contribute to...learn more »
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      Cavities Article
      • What are cavities?
      • What are microcavities?
      • How does a cavity form?
      • What risk factors contribute to tooth decay?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of cavities?
      • How are cavities diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for cavities?
      • What is CAMBRA?
      • Treatment of cavities during pregnancy
      • What is the prognosis of a cavity?
    • Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding) It's important to know whether you will breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby prior to delivery, as the breasts' ability to produce...learn more »
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      Breastfeeding (and Formula Feeding) Article
      • Breastfeeding facts
      • When should we decide about breastfeeding?
      • Why is the choice so important?
      • What are the advantages and disadvantages of breastfeeding?
      • What are the advantages and disadvantages of formula feeding?
      • Can we use both forms of feedings for our baby?
      • Is there any special preparation required for breastfeeding?
      • When can breastfeeding begin?
      • What is the proper technique for breastfeeding?
      • When should breast pumps be used?
      • Should certain foods be avoided while breastfeeding?
      • Clogged milk ducts
      • Sore nipples
      • When should one seek medical care for problems with breastfeeding?
      • Can supplements or medications increase a low milk supply?
      • Is it possible to breastfeed while pregnant?
      • Is smoking harmful when breastfeeding?
      • Do breast implants, surgeries, or reductions affect breastfeeding?
      • How should one wean a baby from breastfeeding?

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Terms related to Oral Health Problems in Children:

  • Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
  • Early Childhood Caries
  • Lip Sucking
  • Nursing Bottle Syndrome
  • Nursing Caries
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tounge Thrusting