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 …

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! …

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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 …

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When Should I take my child to the dentist?

Unsure about when to take your child to the dentist? You are not alone! One of the most common questions we receive is: “When should I start taking my child to the dentist?”. Many parents easily assume that there is no need for the dentist until the children have full teeth or (worse) if they develop dental problems. This is …

Losing Baby Teeth All You Need to Know!

Losing Baby Teeth: All You Need to Know! Dr.Yasmin Kottait

When will my child start to lose his baby teeth?  “Mom, Look my tooth wiggles!” “Mom, Mom my baby tooth is gone!” Are you an eager mommy to hear this sentence with your little one! This is quite a common scenario for every mom to go through with her 6-year-old boy or girl! Losing a tooth represents a big milestone …