How to Treat Bad Breath in Teenagers

Bad breath is a common problem for teens and can be embarrassing in social situations. Treatment starts with understanding, so knowing the causes can help you learn how to treat bad breath in teenagers and prevent it from happening again. Also known ...


Help! My Child Wants to Eat Toothpaste!

For some children, brushing their teeth can be more than a good hygiene practice, it can be an opportunity to snack on some tasty toothpaste. Children’s toothpaste often tastes like bubblegum or candy, so the temptation to eat toothpaste can be...


How Long Should a Baby Use a Pacifer

Binkie, Paci, Cork, Plug, Soothie, Dummy — the pacifier has had many nicknames and has been used by parents all around the world since the 1600s. The original intention behind the object was to “pacify” the child during nonfeeding perio...


Stop Pacifying Preschoolers

If your child’s heading to preschool this year and is still using a pacifier, now’s the time to work with your child to drop the “binkey.” Thousands of parents rely on pacifiers to calm and soothe a fussy baby. For children un...



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