Kids and the dentist (I)
Posted on 07/02/2016
Before her/his first birthday. Discover the reasons why along with dental care tips for your child in this series of articles:
Remember that by going to the dentist you’ll learn about the tools you need to help your child prevent cavities: preventive dentistry to avoid treatment is the best investment you can make. Early tips and advice given by your paediatric dentist will help ensure your child never suffers from a toothache or has to go under dental aesthetic.
When should I start brushing my baby’s teeth?
Start now! The best time to start is before the baby teeth come out:
- Massage your baby’s gums with a clean, moistened washcloth or piece of gauze.
- Clean your baby’s teeth once the first teeth come out. Use moistened gauze at least twice a day.
- Start using a soft-bristled toothbrush when your child turns 1 and brush least twice a day.