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Ask the Expert: How to care for baby's teeth and gums SWEEPS WINNER ANNOUNCED

Posted by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 10:03 AM
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Many thanks to our awesome moms for all the wonderful questions!  Click here to read Dr. Gelman's answers!

I'm very pleased to announce that Lillysmommy0113 is the winner of the Target gift card!  Congratulations!

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Whether your baby still has that adorable, gummy smile, or a mouth full of teeth, you're bound to have questions about the best way to keep his teeth and gums healthy (and when you should start).

Our expert is here to help!


Dr. Ruby Gelman is a pediatric dentist in private practice in New York City. She was chosen by Nickelodeon Parents Picks as the best pediatric dentist in New York City for 2009.  Dr. Gelman will be answering YOUR questions on when to  start caring for baby's gums, how often to brush baby's teeth, and more!



One lucky mom who asked a question below will be chosen at random to receive a $50 Target gift card!  

Thanks for joining us, Dr. Gelman.


Giveaway rules:

  • The Ask the Expert giveaway starts 6/5/13 at 9 am (ET) and ends 6/12/13 at midnight (ET) (the "Giveaway Period").
  • Enter by replying to this post with an appropriate comment during the Giveaway Period.
  • Multiple entries are permitted and encouraged, as it increases your chances of winning.
  • One winner will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries to receive a $50 Target gift card.
  • The random drawing shall occur on or about 6/30/13.
  • No Purchase Necessary.
  • Open to US, DC, and PR residents 16 years and older.
  • Void where prohibited. Click here for the rest of the Official Rules.
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Replies (1-10):
lalasmama2007
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 11:45 AM

At what age should baby have their first dental appointment?

kellynh
by Member on Jun. 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM

I want to know this too!! 

Quoting lalasmama2007:

At what age should baby have their first dental appointment?






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kellynh
by Member on Jun. 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM

What age should kids start flossing? 

bamababe1975
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 1:09 PM

 What's the best way to brush a baby's teeth?



aidensmomma508
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:24 PM

How do you exam a child who will bite you and have a meltdown?

SweetLuci
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:37 PM

 How old before they can brush by themselves?

SweetLuci
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:38 PM

 What things should be limited as far as snacks or sweets to help prevent problems?

SweetLuci
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:38 PM

 What type of toothpaste is best?

SweetLuci
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:39 PM

 What are the benefits of child dental rinses?

SweetLuci
by on Jun. 5, 2013 at 2:39 PM

 How can I prepare her for her first visit to the dentist office?

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