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Breastfeeding VS Bottle-feeding !!! Their Role on Children’s Teeth, Alignment and Sleep

Breastfeeding is not same as breast milk feeding!!! I was at the university in Boston couple of days before, when a young mother who was a professional was given a chance to present the case of her own child who is suffering from disordered sleep. The room was full of professionals and the GLOBES BEST doctors in the field of pediatric sleep.

  

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June, 2019

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Sleep disordered breathing and role of a dentist in Children

I am at TUFTS, Doing Pediatric dental sleep medicine. Isn’t a dentist’s job to drill and fill teeth? So What lead me here helping children sleep better? 

In the last decade, I chose the path of prevention. My journey began with search to prevent crooked teeth and need for teeth removal and braces (clip). Through the pr

  

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May, 2019

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Does Breast Feeding cause cavities?

Am here in my training miles away from home., and I have no choice but put this as priority to write this blog.

A hurt and depressed mother reaches out to me with a trembling voice saying “ I took my 1 year old to the dentist because he had some stains on his front tooth, they are STRONGLY recommending me to stop breastfeeding&rd

  

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May, 2019

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START AT 3

I have been asked umpteen number of times on why I am an aberrant promoter of breastfeeding, when my primary profession is about teeth? Being a Preventive Pediatric dentist, I play a major role in optimising growth and development of the craniofacial complex in children (head and neck). One of the main work is to guide and monitor how the f

  

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April, 2019

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CROOKED TEETH?

About 14 years before, I came home and told my mum and sister that I have decided to be a PEDIATRIC DENTIST, their first response was, a dentist, for a teeth thats going to fall off overnight? All I said was I will make a difference!!! and they trusted.
Very often people mistake a pediatric dentist to be just at tooth doctor, who can dril

  

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March, 2019