Thumb and finger sucking is a common method of self-soothing for babies and toddlers. Babies are even seen in sonograms sucking on their fingers and sometimes their toes! Some children don’t suck on their finger or thumbs at all while others may prefer a pacifier. While all of these behaviors are normal, when a child … Continued
Being afraid of the dentist is very common with children. Even some adults do not like going to their biannual checkups. Even if your child is afraid of the dentist, it is important to help them to overcome their fears and anxiety. Children need to be comfortable at the dentist so that they can get … Continued
Place a pea-sized dab of fluoride toothpaste on the head of the toothbrush. … Place the toothbrush against the teeth at a 45-degree angle up to the gum line. Move the brush across the teeth using a small circular motion. … Brush across the top of the chewing surfaces of the teeth.