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Does My Baby Have a Toothache?

When your baby is too young to speak, it can be hard to pinpoint exactly what the matter is when they’re feeling unhappy or uncomfortable. One thing that can be perfectly clear from their cries and cues is that something’s wrong. A toddler’s signs of oral discomfort may include everything from drooling to crankiness, and many parents are correct in attributing these symptoms to teething. But what if pain caused by decay is actually the culprit? Could your baby have a toothache?

Unfortunately, tooth decay in babies and toddlers, often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay or Early Childhood Tooth Decay, is not uncommon. Here are some warning signs to look out for: (more…)

March 11, 2013 at 6:28 am Leave a comment


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