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What Does It Mean When Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
No difference: The way a baby latches to the breast, the tongue covers the teeth and you won't feel any difference. Some children, as the flow slows down at the end of the feeding, may slide off the nipple and bite. If you experience this, you can be proactive and take the baby off before that happens. Biting is not a normal part of breastfeeding and teeth rarely become and issue in the way it feels. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Noisy kid: Infants have no social graces and will often make a variety of noised during and between feedings.Most have no significance. ...Read more
Gum disease: If you are bleeding when you brush it is because your gingiva ( gums) are swollen and inflammed. This is a signe of periodintal disease and needs to be treated by your dentist. Please make an appointment for a periodontal exam and get this problem resolved. ...Read more
What does it means when they say dont put baby in bed with milk when teeth erupted..my baby sometimes want milk to sleep?
Baby Bottle Syndrome: Baby Bottle Syndrome is entirely preventable infection (decay/abscess) of the baby incisors caused by bathing them in sugar (milk or fruit juice sugars) and allowing bacteria to convert those sugars to acids. Please discuss management with your Pediatrician, and once your child turns 1, schedule with a Pedodontist, a children's dental specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baby Bottle Decay: The cardinal sign of baby bottle decay is rampant decay over the incisor area of a child's dentition. The reason why this is allow to happen is because nobody is watching. If parent are brushing and flossing their child's teeth every night and every morning, baby bottle caries would be non-existent. It is not like the dirty diaper that screams to be changed. A parent's daily watchful eye is needed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Need to see Dentist: All 20 baby teeth have grown in by age 3, and fall out between ages 6 to 12-14. If no permanent tooth present under baby tooth, or of permanent tooth impacted, baby tooth can remain in mouth for many years. You need to see a dentist for an exam and x-rays to find out exactly what's going on. Don't be surprised if he refers you to an orthodontist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Options: The older materials did not hold up as well as more recent composite materials. See if the bonding can be polished, touched up or needs to be replaced altogether. Also, depending upon the size and location of the bonding, whether a porcelain onlay or ceramic crown would be a better long term option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dentist : Parafunctional habit like bruxism or grinding can be caused by uncoordinated masticatory muscles or ear problems. A dentist may recommend a mouthguard but if you already have ringing of the ears and headache, you need further assessment by a dentist who has a background in TMJ, orthopedic, and orthodontic. When the TMJ and bite is already balanced, that is the best time to have a cosmetic work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely gum disease: Adults with a loose tooth, may have gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. It is an infection of tissue that hold your teeth in place, and as it progresses, it can severely damage your jawbone. Your teeth then have nothing solid to support them. Other potential causes of loose teeth are trauma and other physical stress including accidents, jaw-grinding with misaligned bite. See dentist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This can happen : And I have observed this hundreds of times over the years. This may signify a crowding problem. Tends to happen in the front teeth in some children w limited space. Please make sure the child is evaluated by his/her dentist and ask about this issue. Early orthodontic consult might be indicated and maybe early interceptive treatment may be in order, depends on age and situation. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Bile flow blocked: Stool gets its brown color from bile. Bile is produced in the liver and is stored in the gall bladder. It is a digestive enzyme which is dumped into the small intestines. If the pathway for the bile gets blocked then your stool will turn white. This is something that needs to be looked into by your physician. ...Read more
What does it mean when frozen breastmilk is yellow? Its not colostrum as the donor I got it from baby is 4 months old. Is it safe to feed baby?
From the fat: The yellow color is from the fat content of the milk. Good breast milk has a high fat content, and it may separate out a bit when frozen, so there is a yellow looking part of the milk. It is not only safe, it is an excellent sample with lots of good milk fat for the baby to gain weight and grow brain cells with. Make sure you gently swirl the sample before feeding it to the baby to mix it ... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can happen with...: ...Infection, or narrowing of the tear duct (dacryostenosis) - your doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more
Get checked: If you are checking the fontanelle while your baby is laying down, then it may appear bulging due to gravity, so sit the baby up and check it. If it is still bulging or if the baby has a fever or is lethargic or inconsolable and very cranky then get your baby checked immediately. ...Read more
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