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Toddler Oral Thrush

Oral thrush, a type of Candida, or yeast, infection, commonly occurs in infants under the age of 6 months. It can occur in toddlers, older children and adults as well. The infection happens when the yeast that is usually present in the mouth becomes overgrown. Oral thrush is usually treated very easily and most toddlers will recover quickly.

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Personal Hygiene Tips for Women

When you flip through a women’s magazine, it seems as if every advertiser wants you to believe that you’re naturally unsanityar unless you are properly perfumed and doused in various soaps and lotions. The opposite is usually true, though: Too much perfume and soap can actually cause damage to your skin, vaginal area and hair.

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Baby Gum Disease

Your baby’s oral hygiene is an important factor in his overall health. Even though your baby may just be starting to get his first set of teeth, good oral hygiene can help reduce an excess of bacteria that leads to the development of gingivitis and periodontitis. Left untreated, gum diseases can cause tooth loss in both adults and children.

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Reasons for Bad Breath in Kids

If you’ve ever leaned in to give your child a hug or kiss after dinner and smelled an unpleasant scent, you know that children can get bad breath just as adults can. While most cases of bad breath in children result from improper oral hygiene, chronic conditions or illness can also cause halitosis.