Dr. Jennifer Howson-Jones

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Category Archive for: ‘Dental Trauma’

Grey Tooth

My child fell and banged their front baby tooth and it’s turned black. What do we do? Generally when a baby tooth is traumatized it can turn black for a couple of reasons. One reason which is quite common is essentially a bruise. There is bruising on the inside of the tooth with some dried blood giving the outside surface …

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Crowding

My child’s teeth are coming in crooked. Are they going to need braces? This is usually asked by the parent of a two or three year old. It’s very hard to determine at this stage if in fact your child will need braces because of several reasons. One, the dental arch is still developing and the teeth are just coming …

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Are trampolines safe for children?

Dr. Jen would like to share this important message from the Canadian Pediatricians regarding trampoline use. Injury can also involve the teeth and face in young children.   Are home trampolines safe? Home trampolines are not safe and the number of injuries related to trampoline use is on the rise in Canada.   Can my child be injured on a …

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Playground safety

With the kids back in school, or starting his or her very first days in kindergarten, we want to remember the Canadian Pediatric Society’s recommendations on playgrounds!   “Playgrounds can help children be active and healthy. They’re a place where children can run, jump, climb, slide and play with peers.   Adults and caregivers need to take care to ensure …

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Summer time sports injuries!

Spring has finally sprung, we think!! Helmets on, mouthguards in and have fun kids! …we are here if you need us for those unplanned mouth bumps. Did you know that if a baby tooth is pushed up into the gums from a fall, it will usually heal and re-erupt into the mouth over 3-6 months? However, if a permanent tooth …

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Why bring your 1 year old to a pediatric dentist?

To discuss home toothbrushing and toothpaste habits, pacifier/thumb habits, trauma experience/preparation, beverage/bottle/sippy cup habits, oral growth and development; to introduce your child to the dental visit; to examine your child’s gums and teeth. Early prevention is key to establishing great oral health for life!  

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Spring has finally sprung, we think!!

Helmets on, mouthguards in and have fun kids! …we are here if you need us for those unplanned mouth bumps. Did you know that if a baby tooth is pushed up into the gums from a fall, it will usually heal and re-erupt into the mouth over 3-6 months? However, if a permanent tooth is pushed up into the gums, …

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