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Babies' teeth

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My Teething Chart

Chart for recording your baby's teeth.

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Teeth - development and care

A guide to the stages of baby teething, teething tips, caring for your child's teeth, tips on brushing baby teeth, plus links to trusted resources

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Teeth development in children

The development of primary teeth begins while the baby is in the womb. At about five weeks' gestation, the first buds of primary teeth appear in the baby's jaws. At birth, the baby has a full set of 20 primary teeth (10 in the upper jaw, 10 in the lower jaw) hidden within the gums. Primary teeth are also known as baby teeth, milk teeth or deciduous teeth.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Bottle feeding - making up formula

It is best to use tap water to make up your baby's formula. Most tap water has fluoride in it, which is important for your baby's teeth. Remember toboil the water until your baby is at least 6 months old

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Newborn baby essentials

Find out some of the essentials for looking after your newborn. Find out when your baby will need to have health checkups and immunisations. There is also lots of information on nappies, giving your baby a bath and teeth development.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Teeth - protecting your teeth

Teeth can be damaged when you are playing most sports like basketball, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, football, netball, roller blading, or skate boarding.

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Babies daily care overview | Raising Children Network

This in-a-nutshell guide to daily care looks at teeth care, bathing, nappies and clothes suitable for babies aged 3-12 months.

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Teeth grinding

Find out why out the causes of teeth grinding (bruxism), the effects of teeth grinding and what to do if your toddler grinds their teeth in their sleep.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Teeth - decay and erosion

Tooth decay is preventable. How you look afteryour child'steeth from the time they are babies will make a difference to how they grow and how healthy they are.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Teeth - development and teething

How you look afteryour child'steeth from the time they are babies will make a difference to how they grow and how healthy they are.This means not only how you clean teeth but also how you protect them from things that can harm teeth.

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