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Lack of guidance may delay a child’s first trip to the dentist

Without a doctor or dentist’s guidance, some parents don’t follow recommendations for early dental care for their children.

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Study suggests link between verbal bullying and bruxism in adolescents

A case-control study by a research team led by Prof. Junia Serra-Negra at the Federal University of Minas Gerais suggests that possible sleep bruxism in young teenagers is associated with a history of verbal bullying at school as victims, perpetrators or both.

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Blocking yeast may prevent childhood tooth decay

Though most tooth decay can be blamed on bacteria, the fungus Candida albicans may be a joint culprit in a common form of severe tooth decay affecting toddlers known as early-childhood caries.

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