First Tooth Forward
How cool! That first tooth. As soon as the first teeth appear, it is time to start taking care of them on a daily basis to help ensure cavities. Giving your baby a regular oral cleanings after each meal inspires good habits early in life.
When my teeth?
- All 20 teeth in 3 years
- Central incisor - from 6 to 12 months
- Side cutters from 9 to 16 months
- Canines - from 16 to 23 months
- The first molars, 13 to 19 months
- Second Molars from 22 to 33 months
Baby teeth begin to form prior to birth. All 20 primary teeth, also known as milk teeth are present in children's jaws at birth. The two lower front teeth, as a rule, are the first erupt, usually somewhere around six months after birth. Don't worry if your child is a little late. At the age of 3,all 20 primary teeth must be present.
What is the baby-bottle Cavities You can avoid this decay. One of the common ways a child can develop tooth decay is called baby-bottle cavities.
This happens when baby teeth are frequently exposed to sugary liquid for long periods. Among them : milk, including breast milk, formula, fruit sweetened juices and other liquids. Never use as feeding bottles nipples. If you must give your baby a bottle at bedtime, or naptime, verify that it contains plain water. Also, you should not give the baby a pacifier that was dipped in honey or sugar.
When should I start cleaning? When to start cleaning
You should start to clean your child's teeth as soon as they appear. Small, with a pea-sized dab of toothpaste with fluoride can be used once the child is old enough to not swallow it. Gently brush. One of the best ways to drive a brush to be a good model to follow. Many parents brush their own teeth while brushing their child, making cleaning have fun together.
With regard to the right toothbrush? There are so many to choose from!
Children should use size baby toothbrush. They are designed specifically, the size and shape of a baby's mouth and hands. For example, the large knob can help to control their children's toothbrush. Soft bristles with rounded ends provide gentle cleaning of the teeth
and soft tissues of the gums. Bright colors or fun patterns may contribute to brush and make oral care fun.
What toothpaste should I choose? Children use what they like
One of the best ways to keep your child brush with fluoride toothpaste
on hand, which is nice and easy to use. The taste can make brushing a more pleasant experience, leading to a more thorough cleaning. Brushing your teeth twice a day leads to increased fluoride applications to help strengthen tooth enamel and more opportunities to remove plaque...