Baby Teeth

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Baby Teeth & Teething Challenges

When baby teeth start erupting, everything gets interrupted.  Your baby’s routine may change, she may become grumpy, feel ill, create terrible nappies… teething is a tough time for mums and bubs!  Let’s not even talk about how your baby’s face will change!  Baby Hints and Tips brings you expert advice from paediatric dentists and healthcare professionals as well as helpful, practical tips from mums who’ve been there before.  We believe that the best information is 100% helpful and 0% judgemental – so you can always discuss your concerns, challenges and victories with our massive parenting community.

Learn when to expect baby teeth eruption, how to know when it’s teething causing your baby’s bad mood, caring for precious baby teeth and when to consult your dentist or doctor.  Baby teeth are a big challenge – but we’ve got your back!

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The Facts On Baby Teeth Eruption – What Parents Need To Know

  Ahhhh, life with a baby. Is there any sweeter time? Snuggling, gurgling, rolling and playing. And then there’s baby tooth eruption. When those tiny chompers start to push through, …

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Tooth decay on the rise! Study shows more kids than ever need surgery.

Dental surgery is becoming one of the top reasons for hospital admissions amongst preschoolers and early primary school children.  For several years now, tooth decay has been a growing reason …

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Pediatric Dentistry – How To Avoid Seeing YOUR Kid In The Chair

In recent years, there has been a sharp spike in the need for pediatric dentistry. Most of this is down to brushing and eating habits. So what can parents do …

Dentist: Rotten Baby Teeth- Prevention & Treatment

Rotten Baby Teeth – our resident dentist shares advice on causes of rotten teeth. He discusses tips on preventing rotten baby teeth and treatment options

multiple teeth at the same time in a baby

When Are Baby Teeth Signs Of Expensive Orthodontic Treatment

When are baby teeth signs of expensive orthodontic treatment – Our dentist explains when orthodontic treatment may be required and what the signs are

Dentist: My toddler has a chipped tooth – what now?

Dental Tips: Chipped tooth. Our dentist shares what to do when your child chips their tooth or knock a tooth out to have the best possible outcome

When Should Kids Start Going To The Dentist

When Should Kids Start Going To The Dentist: Our resident dentist explains the benefits of toddlers visiting the dentist and potential prevention of tooth decay

Baby Teeth

Cutting multiple teeth at once

Our 20 week old has cut 4 teeth and his gums are swollen in a few more places with even more. Has anyone else had so many come through at the same time?

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Teething Early

Just wondering if any one else has had an early teether?

Teething can be horrible for Babies AND Parents!

Q&A: Teething can be a horrible time for both babies and parents, what are some ways you have helped your bub through this?

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Teething

Q&A: When did your baby get their first tooth? How long were they ‘teething’ before the tooth came through? What symptoms did they have? What helped relieve their symptoms?

Amber Necklace Tips

Q&A: I’m very interested to hear about experiences with the Baltic Amber Necklaces. I’d like to hear any information about if it did/didn’t work for you, and if it did help, how so?

Teeth brushing

The following two links from the Better Health Channel (which is run by the Victorian Government) provides information about preventing cavities in babies (it really is possible!) and how to look after …

Teeth grinding

Q&A: Did your child grind their teeth? What helped?

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