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COVID-19 Update
Lanier Valley Dentistry will be opening the Week of May 4th
Lanier Valley Dentistry would like to announce the reopening of our office that has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been closely following data regarding COVID-19, including information provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Federal Government COVID-19 Task Force, State Officials, American Dental Association, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We are closely following data regarding Georgia's projected curve. We understand the gravity and precautions essential in preventing the spread of COVID-19. We take the health of our patients, staff and community very seriously.
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How Adults Wearing Teething Jewelry Can Help Kids

Posted on 9/21/2020 by Lanier Valley Dentistry
One of your child's first experiences with pain will be going through the process of getting their baby teeth. As these sharp little munchers begin to erupt, your child's gums will become swollen and inflamed, causing them to drool and instinctively reach for anything to gnaw on to ease the pressure. As a parent, it's difficult to see our children suffer, especially when they are too young to understand why they are in pain, when it's going to end, or how to communicate their feelings about it. From sticking a bent knuckle in their mouth to an ice cube wrapped in a washcloth, parents have been finding resourceful ways to ease teething pain for as long as it has existed. What Is Teething Jewelry? Today there are even more inventive options for alleviating teething pain, including the use of teething necklaces and bracelets. These products come in many different shapes, textures, and colors to make them more appealing to your child, as well as different materials that vary in function. Silicone necklaces provide a hard surface that can be textured or smooth to fit your child's needs and preferences, for instance, while teething necklaces made from amber release succinic acid when chewed, which is believed to reduce inflammation. Benefits of Wearing Teething Jewelry for Your Child The surfaces of teething jewelry are relatively resistant to bacterial growth, considering all of the unsanitary items a teething child might shove in their mouth. Additionally, the surfaces are easy to clean and can be run through your dishwasher on the top rack. You can also chill teething jewelry in the fridge, making it even more soothing for painful gums. Finally, teething necklaces provide a way to keep your baby's hands and eyes occupied while nursing. No matter how you look at it, teething is a rough time for children. However, teething jewelry is an excellent way to ease the pain of teething and keep your child's hands busy while yours are more than full. For more information about how to ease the teething process for your child, contact our office for a consultation and initial exam....
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How Adults Wearing Teething Jewelry Can Help Kids
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