Teeth

Early cranial radiation may result in disrupted tooth development and in the blunting of roots of your childs permanent teeth. This can result in your childs missing certain permanent teeth or in early tooth loss because of shortened roots. The involvement of a pedodontist (children's dentist) is important. Any child who has received cranial or spinal radiation is at additional risk for dental decay because of diminished function of the salivary glands. Appropriate dental evaluations and treatment with fluoride preparations are necessary.

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Although nobody gets a parenting manual or bible in the delivery room, it is our duty as parents to try to make our kids as well rounded, happy and confident as possible. It is a lot easier to bring up great kids than it is to try and fix problems caused by bad parenting, when our kids have become adults. Our children are all individuals - they are not our property but people in their own right.

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