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Effective Steps Caring for Baby Teeth

Maintaining the health of children's teeth is important to start as early as possible. You can start caring for children's teeth when they are babies. Caring for teeth since a baby will greatly affect the health of teeth and mouth until adulthood. Parents may wonder, when is the right time to brush baby teeth? The answer is since the first teeth appeared, which is around 6 months of age. When the teeth have not yet appeared, you can simply clean the baby's gums by wiping them gently using gauze or a clean cloth dipped in warm water. How to Take Care of Baby's Teeth There are many ways you can take care of your baby's teeth, from self-care at home to seeing a dentist. The following are ways you can take care of baby teeth, the following explanation: 1. Brush baby teeth properly When the baby starts teething, you can brush his teeth with a toothbrush specially designed for babies. As for the toothpaste, use toothpaste containing fluoride and apply only the amou…
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Reasons for Tooth Extraction and What Conditions to Look For

Tooth extraction is one of the much feared medical procedures. There are various assumptions that state that tooth extraction is dangerous, and one of them is that it can cause eye damage to blindness. Not only in Indonesia, the notion of tooth extraction can make blind eyes also develop in other countries, such as India. However, this is just a myth. The nerve branches in the teeth and eyes are different and not directly related, so the tooth extraction will not affect the nerves in the eye. Let's look at the discussion about any conditions that make a dentist recommend to pull a tooth. And as a patient, what conditions you need to consider before deciding to pull your teeth. Reasons for Tooth Extraction Of course, the dentist will do a check up first in order to assess whether or not the tooth needs to be extracted, and usually, the dentist will also treat the problematic teeth before finally deciding to pull the tooth out. Some conditions that make tooth extraction need to…

Take a Warm Shower When Pregnant, Healthy or Dangerous

Bathing in warm water during pregnancy is one way that pregnant women can do to make the body more relaxed and at the same time relieve muscle pain. However, there are some things that must be considered so that this activity does not pose a danger to pregnant women and the unborn child. In addition to dealing with muscle pain, a warm bath during pregnancy is also useful to relieve low back pain and calm the mind, making it suitable for pregnant women who want to release fatigue and deal with stress. However, these benefits can only be obtained if pregnant women do it the right way. Facts About Warm Baths during Pregnancy In general, a warm bath is safe for pregnant women as long as the water temperature does not exceed 38 ° C. Avoid bathing with water that is too hot, because it can dramatically increase the mother's body temperature and trigger hypertension, especially in the first trimester. Bathing with water that is too hot for too long can also reduce blood pressure an…