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Why is a consistent bedtime routine so important?

 For many parents, getting their child ready and into bed is the most difficult part of the day. All we want is for our kids to brush their teeth, don their pyjamas, climb into bed, and gradually drift off into a peaceful sleep. And what do we get? Arguments, tantrums, and a small child full ...
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What should I do about my child’s teeth grinding during sleep?

What should I do about my child's teeth grinding during sleep? As a parent, you're probably all too used to your little one climbing into your bed in the middle of the night, clambering all over the duvet before snuggling in beside you. It doesn't take long for you both to fall asleep again, but ...
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How do I take care of my child's oral health?

How do I take care of my child's oral health?When we are children, the most we tend to think about our teeth is in relation to when the tooth fairy might arrive and deposit a few golden coins under our pillow! But as we get older, we begin to care much more about the health of our teeth, and ...
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How important is exercise when it comes to sleep?

 How important is exercise when it comes to sleep? After a long and busy day, all you want to do is get the kids in bed and relax on the sofa to your favourite TV show. The kids are in their pyjamas, and they've brushed their teeth, but they're rushing here and there, jumping from one bed to the...
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How do food and drink affect my child’s teeth?

How do food and drink affect my child's teeth?It is often said that a smile says a thousand words, and it may well be true. Whether it's a toothy grin or even a cheeky smirk, there's nothing better than seeing your little one smile! And a smile begins with the teeth, so what could be more important ...
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Is it okay to use teething numbing gels?

Ever since the moment you gave birth to your baby, you haven't been able to take your eyes off them, and have utterly relished in watching how they change and develop from one day to the next. Because as any parent will tell you, the first few days and weeks fly by, and you don't want to miss one mo...
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How do I take care of my 2 - 3-year-old's teeth?

Parents, we know there's no better feeling than seeing your little one break into a beaming smile and show their tiny pearly whites. However, while taking care of our own dental health is like second nature, and just part of our daily routine, the same can't be said for our toddlers. At this age, ch...
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Can my child have sweeteners and sugar alternatives?

As parents, we hear the word sugar and immediately picture the sugar-coated sweets and fizzing drinks that we all know cause problems for little, growing teeth. But the fact is, kids need calories to grow big and strong, and sugars to provide the energy they need to keep on playing, running and danc...
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Are teething necklaces an actual thing?

Are there benefits to using teething necklaces?Your little one has recently begun teething, and it just breaks your heart to see them so uncomfortable. There's a whole lot of crying, and even screaming, and they're barely getting any sleep. You lie with them crying in your arms, wondering, what can...
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Can babies be born with teeth?

Your little one has finally arrived after an exciting but exhausting 9 months, and they couldn't be more perfect! They have beautiful eyes, a tiny nose and little fingers that wrap and curl around your thumb. But on closer inspection, you notice something else, something you weren't quite expecting ...
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