Adults know how to take care of their own teeth. Children, on the other hand, need guidance. This direction is best given starting at a young age. It’s a good thing that many parents are intent on doing so. In many cases, though, they don’t know what to do.
Kids Health features a good guide for parents who want the best for their children’s dental health. Below are some highlights:
It starts with…
Taking care of your child’s dental health starts even before the first tooth emerges. The teeth are already there; you just don’t see them yet. Obviously, there’s no teaching in this stage yet. What you can do is gentle wiping of your baby’s gums daily using a clean, damp washcloth.