Good oral care habits from an early age is vital for your child’s development and ensure they have healthy teeth and gums into adulthood, but it can be challenging at times. Below are some Toothbrushing advice and tips on caring for your young children’s teeth below. 1. Toothbrushing is an important healthy habit to establish
While adults choose toothbrushes based on ease of use and other fancier requirements – dual bristles or unusual shape, with children we often buy what we assume is best for them in terms of their looks.
Among the many different problems that can occur with children’s teeth, yellowing of teeth is a significant change that can cause a lot of worry for parents. Yellowing of teeth is often noticed suddenly, although the changes have been happening for a while. Parents always want their kids to have white teeth. White teeth generally
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that the first visit should be around one year old, or six months after the first tooth comes through. If at all possible, take your child for their first visit before they have any problems. Tooth decay can start to develop soon after the first teeth enter the mouth. Sadly,
While it can be difficult for any child to get used to the process of brushing and oral hygiene, it is particularly distressing and challenging for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
As children grow up, and baby teeth fall to accommodate permanent teeth, there are plenty of changes that happen in a child’s mouth that affects their oral hygiene and dental care. There is really no point crying over spilled milk, or in the case of children, crying over tooth caries, gum swelling and pain once
Are baby teeth Important? What if your child gets cavities in their baby teeth? Is it really necessary to get them treated if they are not having any toothache? Surely the baby teeth will fall out after a while anyway? Though you lose them early in life, your primary teeth, also called baby teeth or
It is often said that the state of our teeth as we grow older, and the number of them we carry depends quite heavily on the kind of food we eat when younger. This is often the last concern for us parents when bringing up our children. We focus on their food but more on
Oral health in children is as important as their general health. We are often concerned about our children’s food habits, whether they are healthy enough but we ignore teeth which is such an important aspect of a child’s growth. Teeth aren’t just required to masticate and break food down, but also to maintain face structure,