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Title Your child's teeth : a complete guide for parents / Evelina Weidman Sterling and Angie Best-Boss.
Author Sterling, Evelina Weidman, 1970-
Publication Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Description x, 284 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 617.645 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-274) and index.
Summary In "Your Child's Teeth," health writers Evelina Weidman Sterling and Angie Best-Boss team up with pediatric dentists and oral health experts to answer parents' many questions about children's teeth. Topics include: - how thumb sucking and pacifiers affect teeth, how to brush your young children's teeth, how to calm a child who is afraid of the dentist, how to help special needs children get proper dental care, how medical problems affect teeth, how fluoride rinses and dental sealants work, how a root canal is done, and how to make the orthodontia decision.
Contents Foreword / by Fern Ingber -- Introduction. A guide to your child's teeth ; Basic care and cleaning ; The dental visit ; Preventing decay and protecting teeth ; Affording dental care for your child -- Ages and stages. Pregnancy and your baby's teeth ; Infants and toddlers (newborn to age 4) ; Early childhood (ages 5 to 8) ; Middle childhood (ages 9 to 12) ; Teenagers and young adults (ages 13+) ; Children with special health needs -- Dental and oral health problems. Tooth decay ; Gum disease ; Tooth sensitivity and pain ; Conditions of the mouth, tongue, and jaw ; Orthodontics ; Tooth appearance ; Dental trauma and emergencies ; Oral surgery, extractions, and root canals ; Dental anxiety.
Subject Children -- Dental care.
Pedodontics.
Children -- Dental care. (OCoLC)fst00854900
Pedodontics. (OCoLC)fst01056556
Addl. Author Best-Boss, Angie.
ISBN 9781421410623 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1421410621 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781421410630 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
142141063X (pbk. : alk. paper)

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