Teething & Tooth Care

Protect your child's pearly whites with our oral report on everything from controlling cavities to greeting the tooth fairy.

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Little Boy Has Over 500 Teeth Removed from His Mouth After He Complained of Jaw Pain and Swelling
After getting X-rays on the boy's mouth, doctors discovered a sac in his lower jaw that was filled with "abnormal teeth."
Kids Are Using Too Much Toothpaste, and the CDC Warns It Could Cause Problems
Fluoride is great for helping prevent cavities, but ingesting too much of it can cause discoloration and pitting in children's developing teeth.
FDA Warns Parents Against Teething Jewelry After a Baby Accidentally Strangles Himself to Death
The safety concerns came after the 7-month-old and 18-month-old both experienced trauma because of the teething jewelry.
How to Get Your Toddler to Brush His Teeth
Learn the lyrics to Brush, Brush, Brush Your Teeth, plus a few other tried-and-true tips to get kids excited to grab that toothbrush.
6 Questions About Kids' Teeth—Answered
When should I take my baby to the dentist? Is flossing really necessary? Find these answers and learn more about your child's dental hygiene habits.
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Warning: Your Child's Sophie the Giraffe Teether Might Be Full of Mold
Several moms have shared photos of the popular teething toy with mold growing inside, although the company has not issued a recall.
6 Myths About Baby Teeth
Get the facts about baby teeth and get your infant started on the path to good oral health as early as possible.

The Fight Against Cavities: How to Care for Toddlers' Teeth

Tooth decay isn't something to brush off: It's actually the most common childhood disease. Save your kid's smile with these healthy habits.