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Kids and the dentist (I)

Posted on 07/02/2016
Kids and the dentist (I)

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.