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    Teething

    The structure of the tooth includes dentin, pulp and other tissues, blood vessels and nerves imbedded in the bony jaw. Above the gum line, the tooth is protected by the hard enamel covering.

    Teething is the growth of teeth through the gums in the mouth of infants and young children. Teething usually begins when a baby is between 6 and 8 months ol...

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    Tooth decay - early childhood

    The structure of the tooth includes dentin, pulp and other tissues, blood vessels and nerves imbedded in the bony jaw. Above the gum line, the tooth is protected by the hard enamel covering.

    Tooth decay in early childhood occurs most often in the upper and lower front teeth (incisors) and can be a serious problem. Your child needs strong, healthy...

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    Total parenteral nutrition - infants

    Intravenous fluid sites

    Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is a method of feeding that bypasses the gastrointestinal tract. Fluids are given into a vein. This provides most of the nut...

  • Disease

    Transient tachypnea - newborn

    Transient tachypnea is a respiratory disorder seen shortly after delivery in full-term or late preterm babies. Transient means it is short-lived (usually le...

  • Disease

    Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome

    Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a rare condition that occurs only in identical twins while they are in the womb. TTTS occurs when the blood sup...