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    Losing Baby Teeth
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    Tooth Alignment
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    Four-Year-Old Fell and Injured a Tooth
    Learn what can happen when there is a blow to a tooth, and what you should do about it. ...
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    Babies and Fluoride
    Read about the controversy within the medical and dental communities about fluoride supplementation. ...
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    Find out whether thumb sucking is harmful to a child's teeth. ...