Baby Teeth Care Tips – Always Use Best Toothbrush

The words “wisdom teeth” are thrown around quite often and many people still do not know what they are. Essentially wisdom teeth, are classified by dentists as molars. Molars are the teeth that are used for chewing and are located right at the back of the mouth. Generally most humans have first molars, second molars and third molars.

Impacted wisdom teeth are teeth that have not been able to arise completely into the position they were expected to sit in. This may have occurred due to one of two reasons. One is that there is simply not enough room in the jaw for the tooth and the other is that angel of the tooth is not proper. Babies and young children don’t have wisdom teeth, they only emerges in adulthood. In many cases babies and young children often don’t take care of their teeth properly, resulting in tooth decay and pain. We will be discussing in details as to how to keep oral hygiene for your babies later in this article. But as of now, You should at least buy a good baby toothbrush that does not harm your baby’s delicate gums.

baby oral hygieneSome dentists like to describe impacted wisdom teeth in respect to the degree of impaction. One name is soft tissue impaction and this is when the tooth is just covered by the gum. Another name for impacted teeth is partial-bony impaction. This is when the tooth has been covered by the gum and some of the jaw bone. If it is covered under all the jaw bone and gum dentists call it complete-bony impaction.

Some people opt not to have their wisdom teeth removed. Some people are lucky enough that their wisdom teeth do not give them any trouble and they are able to keep these teeth and look after them like they would look after the other teeth in their mouth. This is especially true of people with large jaws as this means that the teeth have room to grow properly in their mouths. However this is not the case for most people and those who try to postpone the removal of these teeth may suffer problems.

There are many problems that are linked with wisdom teeth. Most commonly there are cavities, the gum tends to inflame and other issues are facial abscesses, crowding, cysts, and in very rare circumstances the infection can cause airway obstruction which leads to sudden death. Usually wisdom teeth cause the most trouble when the body is facing stress. This can be during a time where a person is facing exams, moving homes or towns and pregnancy.

The best time for people to get these teeth surgically removed is when they have grown to about two thirds of what they should be. This normally happens for people in their late teens or early twenties. Right now there are two ways to surgically remove wisdom teeth. The most common way dentists like to use is to remove all four of the teeth.  The other way is to remove one side at a time three to six months apart.

Regardless of how they choose to remove the teeth nobody can deny that it is important to do so when they are giving the patient trouble. There are severe consequences if these teeth get infected and are not removed so medical attention should be sought if one is experiencing pain or any other difficulties with their four wisdom teeth impacted or not.

Baby Oral Hygiene Tips

Even before your baby sports his first tooth, it’s a good idea to get into the habit of wiping his gums with gauze or a soft wet washcloth during bath time. The arrival of a baby’s first tooth is always an exciting time! You should brush your baby’s teeth until he or she is old enough to hold the brush. Another part of infant oral care is being careful about what you put in your baby’s mouth – or what they put in their mouth themselves. You don’t need to use any toothpaste yet.

  • The front teeth usually begin to come through the gums between six and twelve months.
  • Continue to supervise the process until your child can rinse and spit without assistance.
  • Tooth decay and cavities are caused by bacteria, and are therefore considered an infection.
  • Simply wrap the cloth or gauze around your index finger and rub it gently over his gums.
  • Over the next 2 years the remaining ‘baby’ teeth will appear.
  • That usually happens at around age 6.

baby using toothbrushAccording to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, these problems can spread if unclean objects make it into your baby’s mouth. Bacteria in the mouth usually can’t harm the gums before the teeth emerge, but it can be hard to tell when the teeth are starting to push through, so you’ll want to start early. By the time a child is 3 years old all 20 baby teeth will have arrived. Keep on the lookout for any signs of baby tooth decay — brown or white spots or pits on the teeth.

One way to cut down on the spread of bacteria is to not share anything that’s been in your own mouth, such as utensils or toothbrushes. Begin cleaning your baby’s mouth during the first few days after birth. These teeth are very important for eating, talking and smiling. If you or your pediatrician notices any problems, take your child to a pediatric dentist for an exam. Parents and childcare providers should help young kids set specific times for drinking each day because sucking on a bottle throughout the day can be equally damaging to young teeth.

Wipe your baby’s gums with a clean gauze pad after each feed to remove plaque and residual food that can harm erupting teeth. They also keep spaces for the adult teeth. The Food and Drug Administration recommends that parents and caregivers not use benzocaine products for children younger than 2, except under the advice and supervision of a health care professional. Babies as young as 6 months are encouraged to switch from a bottle to a sippy cup (with a straw or hard spout). By 12 months of age, they’ll have the motor skills and coordination to use the cup on their own. When the first teeth appear, you can use gauze to clean it.

Baby teeth are very important to your child’s health and development. Benzocaine is an over-the-counter anesthetic, which the FDA notes are usually under the product names Anbesol, Hurricaine, Orajel, Baby Orajel and Orabase. When more teeth appear, brush twice daily using a soft baby toothbrush and the best natural toothpaste- Babool. They help him or her chew, speak and smile. Benzocaine has been associated with a rare but serious—and sometimes fatal—condition called methemoglobinemia, a disorder in which the amount of oxygen carried through the blood stream is greatly reduced.

Tips For Building a Stock Portfolio While Traveling

Being a photographer is great if you enjoy travelling and are lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit a lot of contrasting countries. If you enjoy adding to your collection of stock photos, it is even better, particularly if you like to specialize in photos that easily lend themselves to generic popular interests such as health and wellness for example. You can actually build up an interesting portfolio of photos based around fruits and vegetables, as well as all the unique offerings that can be found in food markets. If you throw in roadside vendors cooking with fresh foods, it doesn’t take long to build up your portfolio.

Of course, South East Asia has an abundance of tropical fruits and vegetables and if you want to focus on stock photography that is relevant to juicing for example, the opportunities for doing so are abundant. A juice extractor has high relevance in this context as it is an important part of the health and wellness industry, so that any stock photos you take of fruits and vegetables will have immediate relevance for anyone who is interested in marketing juice extractors.

If you enjoy the delights of resort type holidaying, you can increase the range of your stock photos if you wanted to photograph the ways in which fresh fruits and vegetables are used in a more up-market way. Consider the range of cocktails that require fresh fruit juices, not to mention shots of said cocktails being made and eagerly consumed by happy holiday makers in high end surroundings. Again, these types of shots are ideal for use in a portfolio of stock photos that features fresh fruits as well as how they can be used.

If you don’t mind mixing it with the locals and have a desire to capture shots of local fruits and vegetables being grown, tended and or harvested, you have another unique opportunity to add to your stock photography portfolio. These types of photos also lend themselves to artistic and creative pursuits with color and texture.

Another angle that is always pleasing includes the people who actually do the growing, tending and harvesting of the produce. In addition to having interesting faces and colourful local clothing, photos that feature local people with natural fresh produce add to the overall concept of ‘organic’. It results in photos that depict ‘natural’ far more effectively than scenes from a canning factory for example. Don’t forget too, that home gardens also offer unique opportunities for shots of real people growing real local foods for home consumption and these types of shots also make excellent additions to a stock portfolio.

So if you are planning a trip to South East Asia and are looking to increase your stock photography portfolio, there is a huge market built around the health and wellness industry for stock photos of healthy fruits and vegetables, as well as the meals that can be created from those foods. It’s a great hobby/profession for anyone who loves traveling and meeting friendly people is also a huge plus. Besides, there’s always the opportunity to learn new things no matter how many times you have visited a particular county in South East Asia. In short, you will never run out of interesting things (and people) to photograph.