Brushing Teeth with Braces

How to take care of your child’s teeth with Braces: 3 Tips to success! Does your child have braces on? Do his/ or her braces make your child’s teeth look yellower? Do you feel the need to constantly remind your child to brush after food! We understand how frustrating braces can be sometimes. On the one hand we need braces …

Watch: Ramadan Tips to Have Healthy Smiles

Ramadan is back! What a beautiful time of year to celebrate the holy month and keep beautiful healthy teeth! What are some of the top tips for maintaining a healthy oral hygiene routine during Ramadan for you and your little one? Oral hygiene during the holy month of Ramadan does not differ from your routine dental hygiene- don’t forget bacteria flourish when we don’t brush …

Oral Care and Health in Infancy

Oral Care and Health in Infancy! Really? Dr.Yasmin Kottait

How to care for your infant’s oral health? Some of the most important questions I get asked in my children’s dental clinic are: Really? I need to clean my child’s mouth so early?! Why is taking care for your infant’s oral health important? How can I care for my child infant’s oral health? When should I start giving my child …

Why Should My Child floss? ‎All you need to know!

Why Should My Child floss? ‎All you need to know!

Why Is Flossing Important? When should a child start flossing? How should I floss my child’s teeth? My child’s gums bleed when I floss- what should I do? How do I teach my child to floss? These and many more questions we get asked a lot in our pediatric dentistry clinic. Here is why flossing is super important even for …

Why are my child's adult teeth growing out yellow! Help!

Why are my child's adult teeth growing out yellow! Help!

Have you noticed that your child’s teeth are coming out all yellow! That they are much darker in comparison to the baby teeth?   Is that bothering you at all? This is one of the most frequent questions we get from parents of 6 and 7-year-old kids who happen to be getting new adult teeth in. There are many reasons …

Stopping the Thumb Sucking Habit today: Here is what you need to know!

Stopping the Thumb Sucking Habit today: Here is what you need to know!

Does your child suck his or her thumb? Does it drive you mad to see that? Clueless how to have this habit a thing of the past? Keep on reading ! Don’t worry! Here is what you need to know first: Natural reflex innately found in children that gives them a feeling of safety and satisfaction. sometimes even happiness. The …

Teething All you need to know! Dr.Yasmin Kottait

Teething: All you need to know! Dr.Yasmin Kottait

“Look new teeth are coming through!” Is the most joyous comment a parent can make with regards to the little cute baby toddler who is just smiling obliviously not knowing he is the proud owner of a new set of teeth! Now I get these questions a lot in the clinic, doctor my baby is teething what can I do! …

Toothache keeping your child up at night

Toothache keeping your child up at night? Dr.Yasmin Kottait

What should you do if your child’s tooth started hurting in the middle of the night? Here is what you need to know if your child reported pain whether in the middle of the night or on eating. It can happen! although most kids don’t report pain accurately or in time for a small problem to be detected. There are …

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Root canal Treatment for children: All you need to know!

Root canal Treatment for children: All you need to know! Did you hear the words: Your child’s baby tooth needs a root canal! What! Really! I had no idea that baby teeth need root canal treatment! Really milk teeth need such extensive procedures too just like adult teeth!? Are all these questions and many more running through your mind right …

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When Should I take my child to the dentist? Part Two

In the previous Blog, We talked about: When to see the dentist? and How will your child’s first visit be? In this blog we would explain How to prepare your child to the first dental visit? and Why should you visit a pediatric dentist?   We know you are worried about your first child dental visit and wondering “when should …