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A Tooth, A Tooth, A Tooth!!!! by Keri Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm A lot of excitement for one little tooth, huh? Let's just say that we've been waiting a while for this tooth. I was just commenting to another blogger yesterday morning that Hadley still, at almost 9 months, had no teeth. I had even started calling Hadley my "toothless wonder" since she is learning to eat all kinds of solid foods with no teet ... Read on »
The Tooth, the Whole Tooth & Nuthin' But the Tooth by Alyson .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:03pm As seen below, another big first has happened at our house. P1 has lost her first baby tooth! Good thing too as she has two nice adult teeth impatiently wanting to work their way front and center. It seems the actual loss occured at school - something to do with her backpack strap getting caught on it and the chair and it coming out. (Hehehe ... Read on »
Join the America’s ToothFairy Kids Club to Battle Tooth Decay, Plus Enter to Win a Tooth Fairy 2 DVD and Xlear Products! # by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 05 Apr 2012 12:04pm Were you aware that tooth decay is the #1 chronic childhood disease? I don’t know about you, but I had no idea! I was also shocked to learn that millions of children are suffering in such pain that they are unable to eat, sleep and learn. That’s tragic. Fortunately, tooth decay is treatable, curable, and preventable through basic education an ... Read on »
The Split Tooth - A Cracked Tooth Gone Bad by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 10:38am Talking about cracked teeth is sometimes confusing. There are several types of cracked teeth. The treatment and prognosis of a cracked tooth depends on the type, location & severity of the crack. Types of cracked teeth include: craze lines, fractured cusps, cracked tooth (restorable type and non-restorable type), split tooth & vertical root ... Read on »
A Tooth for an Eye – Implanted Tooth Gives Woman Her Eyesight Back by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Sep 2009 10:21pm This is really wild and at the same time makes sense to use a tooth to hold the implanted lens if her body was rejecting an artificial cornea or lens.  Amazing that the tooth can serve another purposes and brought eyesight back for this woman who had been blind.  When you read the definition below on the disease she had, it could have been creat ... Read on »
When the Tooth Fairy Becomes Tooth Scary! by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Wed 30 Oct 2013 10:45am For some, Halloween’s all about dressing up and trick-or-treating. For others, it’s more about haunted houses and horror movie marathons. And when it comes to the latter, believe it or don’t, even the tooth fairy has been dragged into the act. Yes, you might have thought she was all cute and sparkly (and sometimes hyper-commercializ ... Read on »
Not an Eye Tooth but an Ear Tooth? Weird Dental Stories in the News by The Verigin Dental Health Team Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 22 Oct 2010 7:03am A freakish accident can often be a kind of badge of honor for kids, something that earns them bragging rights. Here’s one a young Hongkonger can tell some lively stories about: A 10-year-old Primary Four student was wheeled in [to United Christian Hospital] with one of his teeth lodged in an ear. The boy, whose name was not disclosed ... Read on »
A Tooth For the Tooth Fairy by Susan Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Nov 2011 2:32pm Ainsley's had a loose tooth. I was a little worried about how we were going to get it out (some parents have SN kids teeth pulled to avoid swallowing it) but it has been loose for nearly a year and I could tell it wasn't quite ready to come out. Then last week the kids were goofing around and  Ainsley slipped on the hardwood floors and bumped ... Read on »
I just had my baby tooth removed. Will the new tooth fit in nicely into the space? by Just Ask Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 11:10am Q: Hi I’m 14 years old and I’ve had one single baby tooth for about a year now. I went to the dentist yesterday and got it pulled out and now I can feel a permanent tooth growing in. My problem is, the place where my baby tooth used to be isn’t where the permanent tooth is.(It’s only slightly behind that little hole left from the baby toot ... Read on »
Wisdom Tooth Removal Recovery - How to Speed Up Your Wisdom Tooth … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 6:18pm Call your dentist or oral surgeon if you’re still bleeding 24 hours after your surgery . While your mouth is numb, be careful not to bite the inside of your cheeks, lips, or tongue. Do not lie flat as this may prolong bleeding. Read more:  Wisdom Tooth Removal Recovery - How to Speed Up Your Wisdom Tooth … Read on »