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Baby Teeth Development: Order of Baby Teeth Eruption

By JustMommies staff

Your baby’s teeth begin forming while your baby is still in the womb, but you probably won’t see your baby’s first tooth until he is about six months. Your baby was born with a full set of primary teeth, also known as baby teeth. Even though you can’t see his baby teeth, they are there waiting
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Dealing with Teething

By JustMommies staff

Many times when a baby is fussy or cranky, his discomfort is chalked up to “teething.” But the truth is, we don’t know that much about what teething really feels like for a baby because they can’t tell us and because they may cry for any number of reasons. All we know is that some babies don’t
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Dental Care During Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

Is dental care safe during pregnancy? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), annual exams and routine cleanings during your pregnancy are perfectly safe and recommended. Make sure to let your dentist know that you are expecting. Some women may need dental procedures such as fillings, root
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Getting Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

By Armin Brott

Dear Mr. Dad: Our five-year old refuses to brush his teeth—almost every night my wife and I end up screaming at him (and each other) and he ends up in tears. We’re thinking about bagging the whole idea. Does he really need to be brushing his teeth at this age? If so, what can we do to make the process
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Infant Drooling - Is This Teething?

By JustMommies staff

Drooling is a normal stage in a baby’s development, and in some cases, it may announce that the baby is teething. The first tooth typically appears when the baby is 6 months old; however, it is not uncommon for it to appear when the baby is 3 or 14 months old. The time when the teeth start to appear
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