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When to See a Dentist About Your Child’s Baby Teeth Not Coming In

By |2021-10-19T17:51:53-04:00October 13th, 2021|children, News|

Baby teeth are the first set of teeth that come in, or erupt, after birth. They’re temporary, meaning they’ll eventually fall out and be replaced by permanent teeth. Baby teeth are also known as deciduous teeth, milk teeth, and primary teeth. Typically, baby teeth start erupting when a child is between 6 to 12 months

Pandemic Has Affected Kids’ Dental Health: Poll

By |2021-02-17T19:30:59-05:00February 17th, 2021|children, Covid, News|

Could the COVID-19 pandemic be taking a toll on kids' teeth? A new, nationwide poll found the pandemic has made it harder for parents to get their kids regular dental care. But on the other hand, many say their youngsters are now taking better care of their teeth. The C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll

How COVID-19 is keeping kids away from the dentist — especially children on Medicaid

By |2021-02-17T19:23:30-05:00February 16th, 2021|children, Covid, News|

Some 32% of parents report that the pandemic has made it harder to get their kids preventive dental care, a new study says, with Medicaid beneficiaries more likely than privately insured people to encounter issues. Six in 10 parents have attempted to get their child preventive dental care during the COVID-19 crisis, with a majority