The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry has discovered that around 1 out of every 5 children suffer from canker sores. These sores can be painful and irritating, appearing as small, red sores on the tongue, the inside of the cheeks, the gum tissue, or the lips. Canker sores aren’t contagious, but they have been shown to run in families.
Below are a few of the common causes of canker sores:
Below are a few ways to help avoid or eliminate cold sores for your child:
If your child suffers from frequent, painful cold sores, make sure to schedule an appointment for them at their pediatric dental office.
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