Lemonade is typically made with lemon juice, water, and sugar. What makes Emily Lopez’s lemonade special is one extra ingredient: love. Emily’s older brother, Tony, has Asperger syndrome, a form of autism. Watching him struggle, Emily realized at the age of 5 that more had to be done to help autistic kids, many of whom were not as fortunate on the autism spectrum as Tony. She … [Read more...] about The Sweetest Lemonade
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, Baby Bottle Syndrome, Nursing Bottle Mouth, Early Childhood Caries (ECC); these are all terms for tooth decay in a child 6 years old or younger with: • 1 or more decayed teeth • Missing teeth (resulting from tooth decay) • Filled surfaces in any primary (baby) tooth Tooth decay in baby teeth leads to tooth decay in adult teeth. It Can Happen to … [Read more...] about Early Childhood Caries (ECC)
Feeding. Check. Bathing. Check. Diapering. Check. You’ve got the basics covered, or so you think. What your pediatrician may not tell you and you may not know is that a newborn’s gums need care, too.Benefits of Oral Care for InfantsStarting your baby’s dental hygiene routine just after birth has several benefits: (1) Prevents the buildup of harmful bacteria which causes tooth … [Read more...] about All Smiles Should be Healthy, Even the Toothless Ones!