Children with special needs are twice more prone to developing dental problems. Proper planning and routine follow-up can take you a long way to maintaining good oral health for special needs children.
Thumb sucking is an activity that provides comfort and calmness to the baby. When the baby feels tired, scared, sick or bored, thumb sucking helps them to fall asleep in the night.
There are oral health activities for toddlers that are specialized to educate the child about the importance of good oral hygiene and how to maintain healthy teeth.
Fun dental activities will make your kid more receptive to good dental habits and ensure that they continue it for life.
Some of the lesser known orthodontic appliances, such as nance, lingual holding arch, twin blocks, etc., can change and alter the way your kid's mouth ‘works’.
Natal teeth are teeth that are present above the gum line or have already erupted at birth. These teeth are usually a baby's deciduous teeth that sprouted prematurely, or it could be a supernumerary tooth.