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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Unlikely: Teething does not cause diarrhea, constipation or diaper rash. It can cause a mild fever up to 101°F (38°C). Mild symptoms that gradually improve usua... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Individually based : That would depend on the age of the child, whether and when any images had been taken before, history of problems with the teeth or any clinically obs... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Establish Goals: Lets take out the word "expensive" from your question. Either you accept or reject the importance of oral health. Not treating dental disease can l... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
By First Birthday: Actually the average age is probably much older than that. By the first birthday is the recommended age of first dental visit by the american academ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
It's never too early: Its never to early to establish the "dental home" for your child. An early visit can establish preventive goals and can also help create positive de... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Teething is a normal physiological process as teeth erupt. The average age of erutption is 6 months but can occur as early as 3 months. Mild sympto... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Mouthwash : Mouthwash can be used once your child can swish and spit without swallowing. For some children that could be as young as 4 but for others not till 6.... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
It can be..: Teething does not cause diarrhea or diaper rash. It can cause a mild fever up to 101°F (38°C). Mild symptoms that gradually improve usually are nothin... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
The same as an adult: The actual "filling" is the same as you would probably have. What is different is having to deal with the psychology of a 3 year old. This is someth... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leo Morton
Pediatric Dentistry 43 years experience
Pediatric Dentist: There is no specific age to see a regular dentist. Pediatric Dentists are specially trained to see children from birth on just as in medicine the Ped... Read More
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